Flood Channel Diversion Project to Benefit from Real-Time, Forecast-Based Controls

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An Interview with Dorie Clark on Managing One’s Professional Reputation
An interview with Dorie Clark, a marketing strategy consultant and branding expert....

Ninth-Century Artifacts to Be Protected from Construction Vibration

Number of U.S. Households Unable to Afford Water Could Triple

San Antonio Creek Project Combines Flood Relief with Urban Renewal

Army Corps Completing Post-Sandy Risk Reduction Projects

House Subcommittee Examines Regulatory, Funding Barriers to Water Infrastructure
A key House subcommittee recently examined ways that Congress could advance the goals of reducing regulatory burdens and increasing funding for water infrastructure projects....

Virginia Project Benefits from Unique Intake Structure and New Take on Design/Build

Appraisal of Lightweight Moorings for Deep Water
This paper outlines the potential advantages of using lightweight fiber ropes for mooring floating production platforms. The influence of tether properties on mooring system response is discussed. It is...

Railroad Tunnel Clearance Improvement and Linear Replacement: What Happens with Unexpected Ground Conditions during Tunnel Construction?
To increase the capacity and efficiency of transporting waste by rail to an existing landfill, Enviro Solutions Inc., the landfill owner, and CSX Transportation (CSXT), the rail line owner, sought the...

Railway Geotechnical Asset Management in Great Britain: How Modern-Day Techniques Help Monitor Railway Infrastructure Dating to the 1800s
This article discusses asset management, risk management, and earthworks failures as experienced by Network Rail (NR), the owner, operator, and asset manager of the majority of the rail network of Great...

What Does the Crystal Ball Say? Energy and Water Issues Are Too Great to Ignore!
Over the past 15 years, the Geoprofessional Business Association's (GBA) Emerging Issues and Trends Committee has held a series of Crystal Ball Workshops (Workshops) to identify long-term emerging issues...

As I See It: Risk-Based Design Standards

Restoring Steinbeck's Carmel River: The Removal of San Clemente Dam
If you've read John Steinbeck's 1945 classic "Cannery Row," then you're already familiar with the Carmel River, which he described as "…a lovely little river. It isn't very long, but in its course it has...

Whose "Fault" Is This? Overcoming Faulting and Ancient Landslides in a Dam Abutment
The Calaveras Dam Replacement Project (CDRP) is the largest project in the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's (SFPUC) $4.8 billion, multi-year Water System Improvement Program (WSIP). The program...

Connecting Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering: Thriving in a Networked World
A robust social network, defined as a group of individuals and organizations with career-related and/or personal relationships with one another, is essential for operating successfully in today's business...

Civil Engineering’s Champions
ASCE pays tribute to outstanding civil engineers and to the projects they design and construct....

Committee Passes Bills Granting Regulatory Flexibility, Assistance for Wastewater Operations
A key Senate committee approves bills to facilitate integrated planning under the Clean Water Act and to establish a program of technical assistance for small and medium-sized providers of wastewater treatment....

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Linda A. Hill, Ph.D., a professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School, on “managing up”

Unique Renewable Energy Project in Germany Combines Wind Turbines with Hydropower

 

 

 

 

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