Damn Sand Rights: Removing Rindge and Matilija Dams
Two dams built in the 1920's and 1940's within southern California coastal drainages have reached the end of their useful lives, and their decommissioning and removal is being actively...

Safeguarding Los Alamos
A forest fire that burned 48,000 ac (19,500 ha) around the Los Alamos National Laboratory, in New Mexico, in May 2000, created another problem for one of the nation's most...

Guidelines for Instrumentation and Measurements for Monitoring Dam Performance
Prepared by the Task Committee on Instrumentation and Monitoring Dam Performance of the Hydropower Committee of the Energy Division of ASCE. This report...

Hydraulic Design of Bridge with Erodible Road Embankments

Bridge Scour and Stream Instability Counter Measures

Failure of a Drainage System within the Core of a Federal Levee: An Evaluation of Repair Alternatives

Dam Breaching: The Rest of the Story
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is evaluating the possibility of breaching four dams on the lower Snake River to improve salmon migration. Because significant infrastructure modifications...

Rock Grouting: Contemporary Concepts in Materials, Methods, and Verification

The Columbia River Littoral Cell: A Sediment Budget Overview

Stepwise Flood Routing for Gated Reservoirs and Conjunctive Optimization of Hydroelectricity Income with Flood Losses
A six-stage operation policy for routing of flood hydrographs of return periods from 1.01 year up to the Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) for dams having gated spillways is suggested. The...

Traditional Engineering Takes a Turn for the Future Decommissioning Dams and Restoring Ecological Integrity
(No paper) This paper will address the emerging shift evaluating the true value of dams and the importance of including the costs of the initial construction and investments required for...

Water Resource Systems and Modeling of the Lower Virgin River Using EXCEL
(No paper) The first objective of this study was to determine the availability of water at the confluence of the Halfway Wash and the Virgin River and to simulate the diversion of river...

Catastrophic Risk Financing and Multi-Hazard Study for BC Hydro

Study of Frozen Cloddy Soils Properties as a Road Embankment Material in Permafrost Regions

Instrumentation of Embankment Dams and Levees
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 26. Whether analyzing data to determine the competency...

For the Duration
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers developed a new grouting method called duration grouting when constructing the foundations for the Portugues Dam in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The site is marked...

Safe Passage
Past studies have indicated that the existing juvenile fish bypass system at the second powerhouse located at the Corps of Engineers' Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River...

Construction Control for Earth and Rockfill Dams
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 27 This manual provides critical guidance for constructors...

Quality and Construction Inspection— Heavy Civil Industry: Dams and Waterways

Grouts and Grouting
A Potpourri of Projects
This proceedings, Grouts and Grouting: A Potpourri of Projects, consists of papers presented at sessions sponsored by the Geo-Institute in...

 

 

 

 

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