An Overview: Wetland Restoration, Protection, and Establishment by Beneficially Using Dredged Material
Dredged material has been used beneficially by mankind for many years; in the past two decades it has purposely been used to restore and protect existing wetlands, and to establish new...

The Changing Alliance Between Navigational and Environmental Interests in the ACF Basin
Structural modifications imposed on the Apalachi-cola River for navigation, their environmental impacts and government actions to address these impacts are reviewed. Past structural modifications...

Sediment Concentration Changes Caused by Barge Tows

Return Flows in Large Rivers Associated with Navigation Traffic

Surface Sampling of Dry and Underwater Sediment Deposits

Waterfall Aeration Works
When they sought an alternative for instream aeration in Chicago's Calumet Waterway System, engineers at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC)...

The River Ice Management (RIM) Program: Developing New Options for Waterways Operations in Winter
Most of the navigable inland waterways of the United States are utilized year-round. In northern portions of this network (mainly parts of the Ohio and Upper Mississippi River basins),...

CSO Solutions
EPA estimates that 1,200 cities have nearly 20,000 combined-sewer-overflow points in areas serving more than 43 million people. Their impact on waterways has become a national problem,...

Trouble on the Waterways?
Crumbling highways and bridges can cripple the U.S. economy. A lesser known transportation problem is the condition of our inland waterway system. Waterways are a cost-efficient, environmentally-sound...

The PowerBargeTM for Lock/Dams on Inland Waterways
Following a brief description of the prefabricated floating PowerBarge concept, the range of application and expected cost and time savings is presented. Environmental benefits are described...

Reviewing the History and Activity of FERC
Since passage of the Federal Water Power Act in 1920 (Part I of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a et seq.), Congress has required those seeking to construct, operate, or maintain hydroelectric...

A Multilevel Optimal Control Algorithm for Real-Time Water Resources Management
The real-time, dynamic operation of an existing system of reservoirs, advanced wastewater treatment plants, navigation locks and natural steam channels is formulated as a continuous, distributed...

Optimal Scheduling of Advanced Maintenance Dredging
This brief article discusses conventional and new procedures for nourishment of beaches taking advantage of recent years' development of more effective equipment of smaller...

Optimum Dredging Procedures for Artificial Nourishment of Beaches
This brief article discusses conventional and new procedures for nourishment of beaches taking advantage of recent years' development of more effective equipment of smaller...

Automation in Soils Testing Facility USAE Waterways Experiment Station
Automation is a powerful tool that when used intelligently can increase production, minimize cost, and improve production in any testing laboratory. The Soils Testing Facility (STF) at...

Within the North Wall of Hugo (Personal Recollections of Being in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time)
Our house is in Romain Retreat, a subdivision of lots of 1 1/2 -3 acres in Awendaw, S.C. approximately 20 miles northeast of Charleston off Route 17 and about the same distance from McClellanville...

Biological and Physical Aspects of Dredging, Kings Bay, Georgia, USA

Research on the Possibility of Creating a Community Using Water Facilities as Mutual Familiarization Medium

Beach Erosion in Florida: A Challenge for Planning and Management
A substantial portion of the sandy beach shoreline in Florida is considered to be 'critically' eroding. 'Critical' erosion, as used...

Beyond Mitigation: Achieving Habitat Restoration and Enhancement at the Local Level
The City of Olympia, located on Budd Inlet in Puget Sound, has undertaken the development of an Urban Waterfront Plan. This plan will become part of the Shoreline Master Program, the local...

 

 

 

 

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