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

Overview of Research, Evaluation, and Direction of Recycling Technology Projects and Programs Currently Underway at the Federal Highway Administration

Canberra Stormwater Management: An Australian Case Study

The Cover Trials
Soil erosion-control covers have been used over closed landfills for years as a means of limiting soil loss and contaminant runoff. Since 1994, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

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...

Substructures Stack Up (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
As part of a 1997 research project sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, the University of Texas at Austin Center for Transportation...

Energy Unleashed
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discharges a mean daily flow of 2,000 cu ft/s (57 m³/s) under a gross head of 280 ft (85 m) through four Howell-Bunger valves at the Summersville Dam in...

Characterization and In-Situ Remediation of Chromium-Contaminated Soils and Sediments at the USCG Support Center, Elizabeth City, NC

Radon Monitoring Near a Department of Energy (DOE) Facility at Fernald, Ohio

Assessing Radioactivity at U.S. Department of Energy Sites

Revising U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Guidance for Controlling Pathogens and Vector Attraction in Biosolids

Risk-Based Corrective Measures for Waste Management Facility Closure
(No paper) In the past several years, risked-based corrective measure has been gradually accepted by federal and state agencies as a standard practice for site remediation or site closure....

A Review of Established Water Markets and Quasi-Water Markets
This presentation provides a review of established institutional mechanisms which regulate the transfer of water withdrawal rights. Each method of water rights transfer is evaluated in...

Determination of Flood Frequency as a Function of Mitigation Expenditure
(No paper) This paper describes an approach to the determination of flood frequency as a function of moneys that could be spent to address a road flooding problem caused by runoff from...

Sheetflow Water Quality Monitoring Device: Results of Nine Month Field Testing
(No paper) The objective of this 30 month research project was to develop a sheetflow sampler for sampling highway runoff. The specific goals of this Small Business Innovation Research...

Community Participation in the FEMA FIS Process: A New Way to Go
(No paper) As an experienced FEMA Study Contractor (SC), there are numerous items of interest that the community could participate in to facilitate the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) process....

Water Quality in the Sierra Vista Subbasin, Southeastern Arizona: A Baseline for the Future
As part of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Water-Quality Assessment program, water-quality studies were completed in the Sierra Vista subbasin in southeastern Arizona during...

Putting Nature First
From salamander tunnels to hotels for red-legged frog, the $450 million Los Vaqueros dam and reservoir project in northern California put environmental concerns first in its planning and...

Landing the Big One
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has investigated the potential impacts on airport design of the new large aircraft, which will weigh more than 1 million lbs (453,600 kg) and...

Ithiel Town and the Design of the North Carolina State Capitol: 1831–1835

 

 

 

 

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