The Zebra Mussel Invasion Niagara Power Project
The zebra mussel is a prolific mollusk that has recently invaded the Great Lakes region. It has a proven track record for causing severe macrofouling at power utilities and water municipalities....

Shallow Draft Coastal Port Design
One of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) missions is to construct and maintain shallow draft coastal ports and harbors. Defined as less than 20 ft, shallow draft projects number...

Shipwreck Management in Michigan's Great Lakes
From the year 1679, when Sier de la Salle's legendary trading ship, the Griffin set sail and disappeared on its maiden voyage, to 1975 when the Edmund Fitzgerald went down...

Burns Waterways—Boat Capacity Study
The results of a boat capacity study for the Burns Waterway located in the city of Portage, Indiana, close to the southern tip of Lake Michigan are presented. More than 650 recreational...

Innovative Breakwater Designs on the Great Lakes
Extensive investigations have recently been undertaken to support the development of rubblemound breakwater designs for new marinas at Kenosha and Sheboygan, WI, both located on the west...

Restructuring of Water Agencies in Salt Lake Valley, Utah
The Salt Lake Valley consists of a metropolitan area with a population of about one million. Wholesale domestic water supply is provided to this area by two main agencies, namely Salt...

Volatilization of PCBs From the Great Lakes
The potential volatilization of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) and other semi-volatile organic chemicals (SOCs) from Lake Superior and Green Bay, Lake Michigan, is being investigated. The...

Alternative Highway and Railroad Crossings for Lake Gaston Water Supply Pipeline

Sediment Sources Analysis for Peoria Lake Along the Illinois River
The modern-day lower Illinois River flows within a greatly oversized valley formed by an old course of the Mississippi River and glacial outwash events. As a result, the section of the...

Low Flow Impact on Power in the Great Lakes Basin
Approximately 94,400 mW of installed capacity in the Great Lakes Basin could be adversely affected by low levels/flows induced by drought or climatic warming. Methods for evaluating the...

Optimal Aquifer Planning with Salt Water Boundary

Comparative Performance of Spectral and Parametric Numerical Wave Prediction Models in Lake Michigan
Four different numerical wave prediction models are used to hindcast wave conditions in Lake Michigan for a 10 day case in October, 1988. Results are compared to observed wave height and...

Cleaning North America's Beaches—Volunteers Across America Monitor the Quality of Our Coasts
The Center for Marine Conservation (CMC) has established a National Marine Debris Database to involve citizens in the collection of standardized information on marine debris. A comparison...

Sediment Impediment to Boat Launching at Miller Park, City of Avon Lake, Ohio
In 1987 a boat launching facility was constructed at Miller Park, in the City of Avon Lake, Lorain County, Ohio (Figure 1). There have been problems with sediment buildup ever since it...

Current Developments of the U.S. Great Lakes Shoreline GIS
The Computer Mapping Center of the Detroit District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in cooperation with the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), Land and Water...

Unique Water Quality Aspects of Lake Pontchartrain
Natural factors causing changes in Lake Pontchartrain, can be grouped into the following: subsidence and wetland loss due to the deterioration of the St. Bernard Delta, natural variations...

Failure of Prestressed Concrete Embedded Cylinder Pipe
In 1964, the Ontario Provincial Government undertook to supply water to the City of London (current population 300,000). The supply source was from Lake Huron near Grand Bend, Ontario...

Anchorage Sewer Rehabilitation in Campbell Lake
This paper discusses the proposed rehabilitation/replacement of the Campbell Lake portion of the Campbell Creek C-5 Trunk Sewer (C-5 Trunk) located in Anchorage, Alaska. The original corrugated...

A Water Pricing Model for Lake Texana
Faced with water sales and recreation revenues insufficient to service the project debt, the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority (L-NRA), operators of Lake Texana, decided upon a novel approach...

Cranes Roost Lake Level Management Project
An internally drained water body has historically experienced a wide range of lake level elevations due to its function as a regional aquifer recharge area, and due to the urbanized nature...

 

 

 

 

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