The Fabric Dyers' Use of Recycled Water
Tuftex Industries manufactures both residential and commercial carpets. As a Division of Queen Carpets, Tuftex is the largest carpet manufacturer on the West Coast and part of the fourth...

Conjunctive Water Use Transforms a California Desert
An area doing multi-billion dollar recreational and agricultural business in the Southern California Sonoran desert owes its existence and well being to two things—wise water planning...

Water Conservation for Boilers and Steam Systems
The City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department conducted a comprehensive water use survey for Coca-Cola Foods plant located in Anaheim and recommended several conservation measures to...

Effects of Spatial Data Resolution and Subarea Size on a Distributed Runoff Model
Spatial data layers of elevation, land use, and soils for a small agricultural watershed in Pennsylvania were used to study the effect of resolution degradation of raster data on the output...

Eastern San Joaquin County Groundwater Management
An aquifer system of significant volume is located in Eastern San Joaquin County (ESJC), part of California's Central Valley. The industry in that region is primarily agriculture,...

ASCE Regulated Riparian Code and Florida's Regulated Riparian Experience: The Role for Voluntary Reallocation
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) model state water code for states under riparian common law offers a comprehensive administrative permitting process for allocating water...

Water Use Recession in San Diego Region
Water use in the San Diego region was studied using historical records collected over a period of a half century. The results indicated that the water use in this region was historically...

A New Model of California's SWP/CVP Systems
A water allocation reservoir simulation model is combined with a ground water-surface water simulation model resulting in an integrated model for use in water resource planning studies...

Development of Islandwide Groundwater Pollution Potential for Taiwan
Using the modified DRASTIC and existing and newly surveyed data, groundwater pollution potentials for all 10 groundwater basins in Taiwan were calculated on 2 km by 2 km grids. This paper...

Legal Principles Applicable to Sharing Transboundary Waters
Transboundary water management programs must be developed on a case-by-case basis, but certain principles apply to such agreements generally. These principles include commitment to cooperation,...

Transboundary Diversions, Water Law and Property Rights
Meeting water supply needs associated with population growth will require the increasing use of transboundary diversions of water. To regulate and control these diversions, both eastern...

Modeling of Rattlesnake Creek Watershed Using Swat Model
Watershed scale models are widely used in design and operation of river basin projects and for guiding public decisions. This paper presents modeling details of Rattlesnake Creek watershed...

Water-Related Hazards: India's Experiences
The geographical position of India (N 8° and 37°; E 70° and 97°) and its physical features are such that a variety of climatic conditions prevail over different parts of the country. Its...

Changes in Ground Water—Surface Water Interaction in the Santa Ana River Caused by Independent Water Resources Management Activities
For the past 18 years, ground water artificially-stored in the Chino Basin, has been managed as a zero-interest bank account. Recent water resources management studies show that losses...

Model for Water Quality in Periphery of Distribution Systems
A model is presented for water travel time and chlorine concentration in periphery dead ends of the water distribution system. The model is developed under the premise that residential...

Interruptible Option Contracts
Interruptible option contracts have been proposed and studied in numerous parts of the Western United States as an alternative supply option for water systems in an economically higher...

Use of the Metric System in Water Resources
ASCE has advocated use of the metric system since 1876, and the Board of Direction's policy statement specifically urges use of SI in all civil engineering activities. In...

Wetland Restoration in Southern North Sea Coastal Areas: The Experience of Britain and The Netherlands
Over the past 500 years, extensive reclamation of tidal wetland areas in the lowlands surrounding the Southern North Sea has taken place. In the Netherlands, reclamation has been an essential...

Sustainable Watershed Management in Developing Watersheds
In many parts of the country, land development at the fringe of major metropolitan areas has accelerated and is occurring in historically unprecedented land consuming patterns. This development...

Analyzing Water Balances and Ranking Maryland's Watersheds Related to Growth, Development and Loss of Habitat
One hundred thirty three watersheds comprising the entire state were analyzed for surface and ground water balance. Census population figures (1990) were allocated to the watersheds. Population...

 

 

 

 

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