Damage Report from Seattle
The epicenter of the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck the Puget Sound region of Washington on February 28, 2001, was located 11 mi (18 km) northeast of Olympia and about 36 mi (58...

Impact of Scaling Rule on Simulating the Transport of DNAPLs
Due to the pollutants from lots of industry sewage and organic solvents, they arelow solubility in water and hard to decompose in nature, didn.t treated adequately, itwill cause the ground...

Marketing Your Web Site
Most companies in the engineering and construction industry have had their own Web sites for some time. But experts warn that generating traffic from potential clients, job seekers and...

Planning Applications Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment or an Avian Habitat in the Desert?
The debate of wetlands constructed for wastewater treatment or biological habitat continues. How a desert site is planned to meet both challenges is presented....

Taking Treatment to the Extremes
Designing a wastewater treatment facility that meets current environmental guidelines can be challenging enough. But designing it so it can be shipped, constructed, operated, and maintained...

Evaluation of SSET
The Sewer Scanner & Evaluation Technology
Prepared by CEITEC, a CERF innovation center serving the engineering and construction industries. This report describes an evaluation of Sewer Scanner...

The Power of the Press Release
Small businesses often find it is difficult to obtain the same kinds of news coverage that larger firms receive. But a simple process of establishing a media contact list and generating...

Wastewater Trickling Filter Sinkhole Remediation with Limited Mobility Displacement Grouting

A Constructed Wetland for Wastewater Treatment in the Coachella Valley, Indio, California
The Coachella Valley Wild Bird Center (CVWBC) proposed a wetland habitat site on 22 acres property in India, California, under lease from Valley Sanitary District. The District currently...

Erosion from an Industrial Forest Road in the Ouachita Mountains of Southeastern Oklahoma
Erosion from 4 segments of a 2-year old forest road in a 740 ha basin was measured for each of 105 storms that occurred in a 3.5 year period. Two road segments were part of a mid-slope...

Evaluation of the Trevipark Automated Parking System
Prepared by the Civil Engineering Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF innovation center serving the engineering and construction industries. ...

Experimental Approach
One of the best kept secrets during World War II, the K-25 facility in the Cumberland Mountains of East Tennessee prepared uranium for use in nuclear weapons. By 1987, the 13 million sq...

Walled In (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
For more than 50 years manufacturing plants adjacent to the northeast bank of a midwestern creek produced asbestos-reinforced construction materials. When manufacturing at the plants ceased...

Recommended Resources
In the February issue of Civil Engineering (Pages 66-67) we asked owners of small business to tell us their favorite business Web sites. Those...

Environmental Technology Verification Report for Ammonia Recovery Process
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a CERF Service Center. This report describes the nature and scope of an environmental...

The Economics of Our Beaches
An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches...

Solid Ground
The densely populated island nation of Singapore has no choice but to be creative in devising strategies for disposing of solid waste. With its tiny land mass and the fact that its single...

Easing the Way for E-Permitting
In an effort to speed the development of an electronic permitting process in Fairfax County, Virginia, the firm Dewberry & Davis conducted a forum as part of a kickoff process....

On the Question of Accepting Work Outside One's Field of Expertise: An Ethical Fail Safe
The winner of the Daniel W. Mead Prize for ethical writing by a student discusses the history of the development of ASCE's code of ethics. Although it may be legal for civil...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns
Osaka City is located in the central part of Japan. With the city's highest population of 3.16 million in 1965, it began to take a downward turn because of the outflow of population to...

 

 

 

 

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