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...

Field Trip—Cleveland East Breakwater Inspection

Concrete-Faced RCC Dams
In the past 10 years, roller compacted concrete (RCC) has gained wide acceptance as a cost effective material for constructing and rehabilitating dams. Since the first RCC dams had seepage...

Design of the Boney Falls RCC Emergency Spillway
The Boney Falls Emergency Spillway was designed as a mass roller compacted concrete structure. Alternative designs considered include a fuse plug, lowering the embankment and paving with...

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...

Construction on Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Coast
This paper provides a preliminary evaluation of a set of 100 residential properties along Wisconsin's Lake Michigan coast; an examination of the vulnerability of coastal homes and adequacy...

Motown Tunneling
When finished in 1993, Wayne County Michigan's $69 million wastewater treatment/sewer project will link outlying areas such as Dearborn with sewage treatment facilities in...

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...

Modeling Three-Dimensional Circulation and Sediment Transport in Lakes and Estuaries
The transport of fine sediments due to currents and wind waves in estuaries and lakes have been studied by means of field experiments, laboratory experiments, and a comprehensive three-dimensional...

Nowcast Protocol for the Great Lakes Forecasting System
The Great Lakes Forecasting System is a cooperative federal-university undertaking designed to implement a predictive system for each of the Great Lakes. The desired forecasts concentrate...

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...

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...

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...

 

 

 

 

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