Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes
Sponsored by the Natural Attenuation Task Committee of the Environmental and Multi-Media Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

A History of Environmental Engineering in the United States
Environmental engineering is a relatively new name for a type of engineering that began in the United States in the 1830s. Under different names, it continued to evolve to satisfy environmental...

A Cleaner Coast Down Under
As part of a strategy to improve the quality of wastewater treatment in the Illawarra- a popular coastal region in Australia- the country's largest supplier of water and wastewater...

Shipshape
As the shipping industry changes, so must port facilities. In light of that fact, the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal, now under construction at the Port of Houston, has been designed...

Introduction
Historically, animal waste was considered a valuable fertilizer and thus land was applied for sustainable on-farm production of crops and animals. However, with the shift to large production...

Fate of Nitrogen Compounds in Animal Waste Lagoons
This chapter examines the fate of nitrogen compounds in animal waste lagoons. Topics include nitrogen in animal waste lagoons; transformations and removal; and subsurface transport....

Clogging of Animal Waste: An Overview
This chapter examines research addressing the mechanisms that play a role in the clogging of lagoon liners by animal waste....

Evaluating Seepage Losses and Liner Performance at Animal Waste Lagoons using Water Balance Methods
This chapter discusses techniques for evaluating seepage losses from existing animal waste lagoons under field conditions....

Use of Coal Combustion By-Products as Low-Permeability Liners for Manure Storage Facilities
This chapter presents an overview of the use of compacted flue gas desulfurization (FGD) material as a low-permeability liner. It discusses the engineering characteristics of FGD materials...

Air Quality Issues Associated with Livestock Production
This chapter reviews the current state of the art on air quality issues associated with animal waste containment. Outdoor waste storage and treatment systems are emphasized. Air quality...

Transforming Crissy Field
The Presidio's Crissy Field in San Francisco has been converted from a military airfield and industrial storage yard into a magnificent urban waterfront park. Thanks to a...

CMOM in Fairfax County, Virginia

CMOM and Legal Implications

Developing a Long Term BMP Sampling Program - Initial Results from the Villanova Stormwater Urban Partnership
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has teamed up with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to create a directed studies and long term research center...

Under Cover
In capping a 190-acre hazardous landfill in metropolitan Los Angeles, engineers saved time and money by relying on a construction method seldom used in the environmental sector: design/build....

The Water Resources Development Act for Restoration of Urban Waterway Superfund Sites
The objective of this paper is to provide information for interested parties to use in their evaluation of WRDA as a potential authority for completion of sediment remediation and restoration...

Sediment Remediation at the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River
A sediment removal action was conducted in the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River to address sediments containing polychlorinated biphenyls(PCBs) at concentrations up to 74,000 mg/kg....

A Realistic Vision for the Future of IT in Civil Engineering and a Plan for Achieving It
In October 2001, a group of experts from the capital projects industry met in San Antonio, Texas to begin development of a comprehensive technology research and development (R&D)...

Measuring Productivity: An Industry Challenge
Is the design and construction industry more productive today than it was a decade ago? Is it matching the achievements in productivity attained by other industries? Are technological...

Transformation
The site of a former wastewater treatment plant in western New York State is now home to a sprawling public works complex thanks to an inventive reuse scheme that consolidates public works...

 

 

 

 

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