Twin Lakes Enlargement and Rehabilitation
The Twin Lakes Enlargement and Rehabilitation Project involves an enlarged embankment replacing a two-tiered reservoir system with a single, larger-volume reservoir and new appurtenances....

Rehabilitation of the Deep Creek Lake Dam
This paper presents the rehabilitation design for upgrading the Deep Creek Lake dam. The Deep Creek dam is a rock fill dam, 92 feet (28 m) high and 1290 feet (393 m) long, and constructed...

Trial Lake Dam Reconstruction
Trial Lake Dam is located in the Uinta National Forest in Central Utah at an elevation of about 10,000 feet. The dam is 50 feet high and stores 1,700 acre-feet of water for downstream...

Water Management Plan for Lake Okeechobee
Lake Okeechobee is a large, natural freshwater lake in Southern Florida with a drainage area of about 5,650 square miles. The Corps of Engineers operates and maintains project works on...

Meeting Instream Flow Needs of Lower Colorado River in Texas
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), an agency of the State of Texas, manages the surface waters of the lower Colorado River in Texas. The major water supply source in the lower...

Long-Term Performance of Wet Detention Ponds
Wet detention is a technology which has been successfully applied in recent years to improve stormwater runoff quality in urban areas. Since most systems have a short operational history,...

City of Federal Way Panther Lake Surface Water Study—A Case Study of HSPF Modelling in Urban Detention Basins
This paper presents a case study of using Hydrologic Simulation Program-Fortran (HSPF) as a tool for sizing large urban detention facilities. The Panther Lake drainage basin is a textbook...

Impacts of Hydropower Operation on Water Supply from Lower Colorado River in Texas
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) of Texas is both a water and energy supplier to a large area of Central Texas. LCRA generates approximately 10 percent of its power from hydroelectric...

CASS for Evaluating Hg Contamination in Clear Lake, CA
Characterization of ecosystem contamination and evaluation of potential mitigation schemes represent two of the most immediate challenges to management of water resources. Heavy metals...

Wynoochee Lake and Dam—Flood Storage Reevaluation Study
With the desire to increase the revenue generating potential of the Wynoochee Lake and Dam Project the cities of Tacoma and Aberdeen, Washington, have pursued the potential for retro-fitting...

Analysis of Operating Criteria: Multiple Lakes at Voyageurs National Park
An overview of lake and river regulation at Voyageurs National Park, which resides on the Minnesota-Ontario border, is given to demonstrate how water policy agreements can work. In 1905...

The North East Wisconsin (NEW) Waters for Tomorrow Initiative

Developing an Ecosystem Approach for Restoration of the Bay of Quinte
Author describes the ecosystem approach that has been utilized for the restoration of the Bay of Quinte. Brief description of the study area is presented. Various problems such as bacterial...

Investigation and Rehabilitation of the Moses Lake Larson Wellfield
In 1988, low levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) were detected in several of the Larson wells operated by the City of Moses Lake. The wells are up to 800 feet deep and are completed in fractured...

Use of a Statistical Model to Forecast Future Wastewater Flows
Future wastewater flows are generally predicted based upon an assumed rate of population and industry growth within a treatment facility's area of influence. In a community with limited...

Implementing a Watershed Plan for Lake Stevens
The water quality of Lake Stevens is declining because of watershed nonpoint pollution and cycling of nutrients from lake sediments. Hypolimnetic aeration and an alum treatment are proposed...

Storage of Combined Sewer Overflow: How Effectibe is it Anyway?
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the importance of modeling long term rainfall records to evaluate the effectiveness of combined sewer overflow storage. This paper will present...

NPDES Municipal Storm Water Permit—A Utility Approach
Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCPU) is the agency responsible for the operation of the drainage facilities in Salt Lake City. The drainage function is established as...

Invasion of the Zebra Mussels
At first glance, the zebra mussel looked like doom for freshwater users in the Great Lakes: small, hardy, incredibly prolific European mollusks with an affection for freshwater intakes...

Effect of Future High Speed Ground Transportation on Airport Expansion Needs in the State of Washington
A high speed ground transportation system is proposed to be built in the State of Washington to connect all regions. The proposed system will be approximately 700 miles in length and would...

 

 

 

 

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