Rehabilitating Small Earth Embankments with RCC
The rehabilitation of existing earth dams using roller compacted concrete (RCC) is gaining wider acceptance in the engineering and construction community. Presented herein is a discussion...

Gravel Equilibrium Beach Design for Arresting Shore Erosion at Flathead Lake, Montana
Erosion of the north shore of Flathead Lake, Montana, is caused by summer wind waves generated along a 22-mile fetch. The preferred method for arresting erosion there is a beach composed...

An Overview of Segmented Offshore/Headland Breakwater Projects Constructed by the Buffalo District
Since 1977 the Buffalo District has constructed three segmented offshore breakwater projects and currently has one under construction. In addition, the District has recently completed...

Sylvan Beach Pier Rehabilitation Study
The Sylvan Beach Pier is a navigation guide jetty located at the east and of Oneida Lake in Oneida County, New York. It protects the entrance to the New York State Barge Canal which crosses...

Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling of Lower Green Bay
A confined disposal facility (CDF) for dredged material presently exists in lower Green Bay, Wisconsin. A planned expansion of the CDF is being studied to assess its impact on current...

Pollutant Transport Modelling in Large River Plumes
The Niagara River plume in Lake Ontario and the Fraser River plume in the Strait of Georgia are of similar spatial dimensions, and arise from rivers with comparable discharge. Both rivers...

Interfacing with the Public on Water-Related Issues—What TVA is Doing
Management of the water resources of the Tennessee River Basin has been a primary responsibility of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) since its creation almost 60 years ago. In the...

Computer Modeling Responsibilities for Municipalities
Municipal organizations are often faced with a complex set of water resource problems which can best be analyzed through the use of computer models. The development of such models can...

We Need to Integrate Water Transportation and Environmental Protection Planning and Policy
There are important connections between environmental natural resources and transportation policies and programs. Such links between air quality and transportation have been recognized...

Decision Analysis Model for Well Rehabilitation and Groundwater Development, Moses Lake, Washington
A decision analysis model has been developed for evaluating various well rehabilitation strategies and long-term groundwater development alternatives, as well as various investigation...

Building a Pipeline—Not a Flow Through Process
This paper will illustrate that the planning, design, and construction of a 32-mile water supply pipeline from Stockton Lake to Springfield involves more than just digging a trench, placing...

A Storm Water Utility Case Study, Salt Lake City, Utah
In response to financial pressure on the City's general fund and the EPA's storm water regulations, Salt Lake City went through the process of developing and implementing a storm water...

Identifying the Critical Path and Building Coalitions for Restoring Degraded Areas of the Great Lakes
Since 1985, eight Great Lakes States, the Province of Ontario, and the governments of Canada and the United States have led the development and implementation of remedial action plans...

U.S. Experience With Armor-Stone Quality and Performance
In the past 30 years problems with deterioration and cracking of armor stone in the United States have been concentrated in northern regions, particularly around the Great Lakes. The explanation...

Field Trip—Cleveland East Breakwater Inspection

Nowcast Protocol for the Great Lakes Forecasting System
The Great Lakes Forecasting System is a cooperative federal-university undertaking designed to implement a predictive system for each of the Great Lakes. The desired forecasts concentrate...

Some Case Histories of Armor Stone Production
The blasting techniques used to produce armor stone, derrick stone, and underlayer stone [one to twenty tons] for the construction of rubblemound breakwalls and the confined Dike Disposal...

Construction on Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Coast
This paper provides a preliminary evaluation of a set of 100 residential properties along Wisconsin's Lake Michigan coast; an examination of the vulnerability of coastal homes and adequacy...

Winter Sewer Construction in Campbell Lake
This paper discusses the winter construction for replacement of the Campbell Lake portion of the Campbell Creek C-5 Trunk (C-5 Trunk) located in Anchorage, Alaska (see Figure 1). A previous...

Designing for Control of Ice Conditions in Marinas
Each marina or small-craft harbor experiencing ice during the winter months must be designed for site specific conditions. These conditions are governed by environmental factors (geology,...

 

 

 

 

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