Power from the Incineration of Wastewater Sludge
The City of Kansas City, Kansas recently completed an upgrading of their existing primary treatment and sludge handling system in preparation for the addition of a high purity oxygen activated...

Stormwater Management in Kansas
This paper evaluates the current stormwater management practices of Kansas cities. This evaluation is based on a survey of all Kansas cities with populations over 10,000. Issues examined...

Characteristics of Intense Storms in Kansas
This paper examines point-rainfall characteristics of intense storms in Kansas. Hourly rainfall records were analyzed for 1006 intense storms selected from some 1800 station-years of data....

Optimal Weekly Operation of a System of Three Multipurpose Reservoirs
Marion, Council Grove, and John Redmond Lakes located in the Upper Neosho-Cottonwood River basin are an integral part of the State Water Marketing Program of Kansas. In addition to water...

Groundwater Management Districts in Kansas
This paper deals with the management of groundwater in Kansas through the statutory mechanism of the groundwater management district (called a GMD in this paper). A description of the...

Agricultural Water Use Efficiency and Water Supply
Effects of improved agricultural practices on non-irrigated areas were determined in a 4000-mi**2 drainage area above Milford Reservoir in Kansas, by use of a continuous computer simulation...

Assessment of Water-Shortage Risks Under Various Use Options for Cedar Bluff Reservoir
Cedar Bluff Reservoir is located on the Smoky Hill River near Arnold, Kansas, with a drainage area of 5,530 mi**2. The reservoir was originally built for flood control, irrigation and...

Type C Fly Ash and Clay Stabilization
Because the soils onsite have a high swell potential, a 37 foot high retaining wall was designed with counterforts and was supported by pier foundations to limestone. In order to reduce...

Dimensions of Modern and Relict Meander Loops of Selected Rivers in Kansas and Nebraska

Channel Migration on the Kansas River

Plunge Pool Erosion in Cohesive Soils at Two Dams in Kansas
Results of a field study of two plunge pools scoured by horizontal pipe outlets discharging on cohesive channels are analyzed. Formulas for critical tractive shear stress based on plasticity...

Passive-Intake System for a Shallow Sand-Bed River
The Jeffrey Energy Center draws its cooling water make-up from the Kansas River near Belvue, Kansas. At this site, the Kansas River is a shallow sand-bed river of constantly changing bottom...

Collapse of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways
A summary of the National Bureau of Standards report on the collapse of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency walkways is presented. The report does not assign blame to any party; rather, it explains...

Ozone Precursor Transport - The Lawrence, KS Situation

Kansas City Bank Tower Features Water-Filled Columns, Exposed Spandrels
In this first article in a series on recent innovations in structural steel design, the spotlight is on the 20-story Mercantile Bank Tower in Kansas City. This structure features several...

Kansas City: A Center for Secondary Use of Mined-Out Space

The Flood Management Project for Atchison, Kansas

Gate Arrival Terminal: Kansas City MCI Airport

The 1951 Kansas City Flood
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Effect of Drought on Kansas Water Supply Practice
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