Rock Dam Revitalization
Sometimes restoring an area to a natural appearance requires a little artificial help. When the city of Longmont, Colo., began creating the St. Vrain Greenway, a park and recreation area...

Power-Generating Dams: Lifelines
This section provides an overview of power generating dams, including major components and subsystems. Also present are general post-earthquake investigation procedures for dams....

Embedded Sensors for Improved Early-Warning Emergency Response to Damaged Structures

Regionalization of Annual Precipitation Maxima in Montana

Creating of a Data Base of Small Earth Dam for Natural Disaster Reduction

Flood Protection Using Inflatable Dams

Dam Engineers Go Over the Top
In the 1980s, dam engineers with the Lower Colorado River Authority worried that the Wirtz Dam, near Austin, Texas, would fail in the event of a maximum probable flood. They looked to...

Risk Management at Wahleach Dam
In a first-of-its-kind application, engineers used risk analysis to make event-driven design decisions to evaluate dam safety improvements at Canada's Wahleach Dam in British...

Planning for Recreation at Wolford Mountain Reservoir

An Innovative Best Management Practice System for a Recreational Farm in Taiwan

Flash Flood Forecasting

Multiobjective Planning of Regional Stormwater Detention Systems

Earthquake Reconnaissance Over the Years

Automated Monitoring at Tolt Dam
As dams age, maintenance needs and safety concerns increase. Dam safety officials are placing greater emphasis on automated instrumentation, monitoring and reporting systems. A look at...

Ultrafine Cement Grouting of Dry Joints in Huites Dam, Choix, Mexico

Computer Modeling and Applications to Unsaturated Soils

Dewatering for Interim Mitigation of Liquefaction Hazard at Bradbury Dam

Impacts of In-Stream Flow Requirements Upon Water Temperature in the Central Platte River

Modeling Thermal Effects of Operational and Structural Modifications at a Hydropower Facility on a Premier Trout Stream in Southwestern Montana

Rocky Mountain Pumped Storage Project Performance of Reservoirs, Dams and Power Tunnel

 

 

 

 

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