High Level Waste Management Research and the University Educational Programs
The University of Florida is one of sixteen qualified University programs participating in the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management fellowship program of the Office of Civilian Radioactive...

Nitrogen Leaching from Young Florida Citrus
Sixteen buried drainage lysimeters were constructed from 2300 L polyethylene containment basins for the study. The lysimeters were 2.1 m in diameter by 0.8 m deep and were filled with...

The Florida Everglades Nutrient Removal Project

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Sprayed-Zinc Galvanic Anodes for the Cathodic Protection of Reinforcing Steel in Concrete
Corrosion of reinforcing steel bars (rebars), due to penetration of chloride ions from seawater affects the substructure of many bridges in marine service. In a new, low cost control method,...

Beach Nourishment with Aragonite and Tuned Structures
The first full-scale use in the United States of imported aragonite sand for beach restoration was undertaken at Fisher Island, Florida, between December 1990 and April 1991. About 20,000...

Methodology for Validation of a Tampa Bay Circulation Model
The National Ocean Service is presently conducting the Tampa Bay Oceanography Project, including development and application of a three-dimensional circulation model to the Bay, and collection...

Modeling Tidal and Wind Driven Circulation in Sarasota and Tampa Bay
As part of an effort to quantify the effects of hydrodynamics on water quality within Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay and their adjoining waters, a field and modeling study of circulation and...

Housing Opportunity or Social Engineering Implementing the Jobs-Housing Relationship—The Town of Wellington Experience
The proposed Town of Wellington project in Palm Beach County, Florida, was planned based on the needs related to the jobs-housing relationship identified in the area. The conditions placed...

Tapping Shallow Groundwater with Horizontal Wells
In recent years, horizontal wells have become an economical water supply source alternative for many shallow water table areas in Florida. Horizontal wells typically utilize 15 to 20 cm...

Wellfield Protection Program in Broward County, Florida
The Potable Water Wellfield Protection Program was initiated early in 1981. It examined land uses in the County, made an inventory of potential ground water pollution sources, compiled...

Simulated Citrus Water Use from Shallow Groundwater
Citrus groves in south Florida are planted on poorly-drained soils that support a shallow water table which can contribute some or all of the citrus evapotranspiration (ET) requirement...

Gate Maritime Wharf and Intermodal Facility
Gate Maritime Properties (GMP) is a small private port located in Jacksonville, Florida. In November of 1989, Gate signed a long-term lease agreement with the U.S. Department of the Navy...

Naval Homeport Facilities at Pensacola, Florida, and Mobile, Alabama
Presented herein are histories for the planning, design, and construction of the Navy's two newest homeport waterfront facilities in the Gulf of Mexico. Included are the waterfront facilities...

Global Warming and Possible Effects on the Central and Southern Florida Project
The possible impacts of global warming on the operation and management of the Central and Southern Florida Project are examined. The potential impacts include sea level rise, tropical...

Managing Water Supply with Aquifer Storage and Recovery
The City of Chesapeake, located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, is experiencing a rapid growth in population which translates into an increased demand for water, particularly during...

The Challenge of Kissimmee River Restoration
Between 1962 and 1971, the Kissimmee River in central Florida was channelized by the Corps of Engineers as part of a flood control project. Channelization has resulted in degradation of...

Proposed Development of South Central Florida Hydrologic Ecosystem Model
The Corps of Engineers has been authorized to develop and operate a simulation model of the hydrologic ecosystem of central and south Florida. This ecosystem is fragile and complex, and...

Efficient Sizing of Storm Water Treatment Ponds
An anticipated result of the NPDES storm water program will be the proliferation of regional storm water ponds that capture and treat urban land surface runoff, thereby improving the quality...

Hillsboro Basin Surface Water Management Model
This study presents the results of the hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of the 103-square mile Hillsboro Basin located in South Florida. The purposes of the project were to develop a...

 

 

 

 

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