Development of the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Phosphorus Transport Model
The Lake Okeechobee watershed phosphorus model was developed to route flows and phosphorus loadings associated with point and nonpoint sources through a watershed transport system, and...

Design and Performance of Emergency Spillway Channel Erosion Protection—Grenada Lake Dam, Grenada, Mississippi
Grenada Lake Dam located on the Yalobusha River in northeast Mississippi is part of the Mississippi River and Tributaries comprehensive plan for flood control. The 13,000-ft-long earthfill-type...

A 2-D Lake Model with Artificial Destratification
Artificial destratification of lakes and reservoirs is used to influence a variety of water quality parameters. It relies on localized, vertical mixing of the water column and the subsequent...

Wind Induced Circulation in Shallow Lakes
Clear Lake is a relatively shallow lake in Northern California. Natural flows are small but at times they do transport heavy metals into the lake. In order to predict water quality constituent...

GIS and SWMM Applications in Developing the Lake Houston Watershed Management Program
The City of Houston has undertaken the task of developing a Watershed Management Program for the 2,828 square mile lake Houston Watershed in an effort to prevent future degradation of...

Installing a Raw Water Line by Microtunneling
Construction began in 1991 on a new water treatment plan for the Towns of Cary and Apex, with B. Everett Jordan Lake as a water source. Installation of two 1,400 mm raw water lines approximately...

Database for Pipeline Bridges in North America
Work began in 1985 at Wayne State University on a research study of pipeline suspension bridges. This effort, which was funded by ANR Pipeline Company of Detroit, Michigan, investigated...

Lake Elsinore Pumped Storage Project

Considerations in Upstream Fish Passage

Comparison of Hydroacoustic and Net Catch Estimates of Fish Entrainment at Tower and Kleber Dams, Black River, Michigan

Probable Maximum Precipitation Study for Michigan and Wisconsin: Procedures and Results

The MK II Art System—A New Generation of Automated Guideway Transit
Bombardier is well advanced in a program to produce a larger version of its successful Advanced Light Rapid Transit (ALRT) vehicle which is in service in Detroit, Scarborough (Toronto)...

Hassle-Free Bridge Rehab
Engineers involved in Cleveland's Main Bridge rehab invoked whatever was necessary to keep area traffic moving and the bridge closure period to a minimum. They helped change...

What Sank the Lacey Murrow?
This month marks the third anniversary of the sinking of the Lacey V. Murrow Floating Bridge near Seattle, Wash., in the midst of a major rehabilitation project. Early on Nov. 25, 1990,...

The Caisson Solution
Detroit is expanding its wastewater treatment plant to drastically reduce combined sewer overflows. The expansion, however, is being done on an extremely congested 4 acre tract of land...

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...

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...

Some Case Histories of Armor Stone Production
The blasting techniques used to produce armor stone, derrick stone, and underlayer stone [one to twenty tons] for the construction of rubblemound breakwalls and the confined Dike Disposal...

 

 

 

 

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