Application of Monthly Model of Los Angeles Aqueduct System to Investigate Impacts from Mono Lake Tributary Diversions

The Assessment of Armourstone for Shoreline Protection
To protect shorelines from erosion, Ontario Hydro is using armourstone at various Generating Stations along the perimeter of the Great Lakes. Armourstone is carefully evaluated prior to...

Service Records of Chicago District Breakwater Stone and How These Relate to Test Results
Breakwater stone production is limited to areas with geologic outcrops capable of producing large rocks. The most reliable breakwater stone is that which exhibits the highest degree of...

Problems With Armor-Stone Quality on Lakes Michigan, Huron, and Erie
The instances of deterioration of armor stone at coastal structures on the Great Lakes result from numerous distinct causes, both intrinsic and extrinsic. However, the proof of specific...

The 1984 Major Rehab of the Muskegon Harbor, MI South Breakwater: An Extreme Example of Misguided Design of a Stone Structure
It can be inferred from the Shore Protection Manual that the stability of any coastal structure is increased in proportion to the weights of the armorstones. The south breakwater at Muskegon...

Rehabilitating Small Earth Embankments with RCC
The rehabilitation of existing earth dams using roller compacted concrete (RCC) is gaining wider acceptance in the engineering and construction community. Presented herein is a discussion...

Gravel Equilibrium Beach Design for Arresting Shore Erosion at Flathead Lake, Montana
Erosion of the north shore of Flathead Lake, Montana, is caused by summer wind waves generated along a 22-mile fetch. The preferred method for arresting erosion there is a beach composed...

An Overview of Segmented Offshore/Headland Breakwater Projects Constructed by the Buffalo District
Since 1977 the Buffalo District has constructed three segmented offshore breakwater projects and currently has one under construction. In addition, the District has recently completed...

Sylvan Beach Pier Rehabilitation Study
The Sylvan Beach Pier is a navigation guide jetty located at the east and of Oneida Lake in Oneida County, New York. It protects the entrance to the New York State Barge Canal which crosses...

In Situ Recovery of Water from Dormant Comet Cores & CI Carbonaceous Chondrites
Water and volatiles may be produced by drill holes into dormant comet cores or class CI or CM asteroids. This is modeled after in-situ mining as in the Frasch process sulfur mines of the...

Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling of Lower Green Bay
A confined disposal facility (CDF) for dredged material presently exists in lower Green Bay, Wisconsin. A planned expansion of the CDF is being studied to assess its impact on current...

Pollutant Transport Modelling in Large River Plumes
The Niagara River plume in Lake Ontario and the Fraser River plume in the Strait of Georgia are of similar spatial dimensions, and arise from rivers with comparable discharge. Both rivers...

Interfacing with the Public on Water-Related Issues—What TVA is Doing
Management of the water resources of the Tennessee River Basin has been a primary responsibility of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) since its creation almost 60 years ago. In the...

Computer Modeling Responsibilities for Municipalities
Municipal organizations are often faced with a complex set of water resource problems which can best be analyzed through the use of computer models. The development of such models can...

We Need to Integrate Water Transportation and Environmental Protection Planning and Policy
There are important connections between environmental natural resources and transportation policies and programs. Such links between air quality and transportation have been recognized...

Decision Analysis Model for Well Rehabilitation and Groundwater Development, Moses Lake, Washington
A decision analysis model has been developed for evaluating various well rehabilitation strategies and long-term groundwater development alternatives, as well as various investigation...

Building a Pipeline—Not a Flow Through Process
This paper will illustrate that the planning, design, and construction of a 32-mile water supply pipeline from Stockton Lake to Springfield involves more than just digging a trench, placing...

A Storm Water Utility Case Study, Salt Lake City, Utah
In response to financial pressure on the City's general fund and the EPA's storm water regulations, Salt Lake City went through the process of developing and implementing a storm water...

Identifying the Critical Path and Building Coalitions for Restoring Degraded Areas of the Great Lakes
Since 1985, eight Great Lakes States, the Province of Ontario, and the governments of Canada and the United States have led the development and implementation of remedial action plans...

U.S. Experience With Armor-Stone Quality and Performance
In the past 30 years problems with deterioration and cracking of armor stone in the United States have been concentrated in northern regions, particularly around the Great Lakes. The explanation...

 

 

 

 

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