Environments of the Last 50,000 Years in the Vicinity of Yucca Mountain, Central-Southern Nevada
Located within the southern hydrographic Great Basin, the Nevada Test Site lies astride the transition between the Mojave Desert to the south and the Great Basin Desert to the north. Fossil...

Feasibility of Stormwater for Recharge in the Las Vegas Valley
Rapid growth in the Las Vegas Valley has increased the pressure on the limited water supply. The increased water demand has stimulated public interest in water conservation and the potential...

Moving Toward the Millennium
The last decade of the 1990's is just beginning and paradoxically the water resources readily available to Clark County, Nevada are just ending. In a few short years Nevada's...

Design Storms and Sizing of Flood Control Facilities
Design stroms which embody the rainfall characteristics of an area are used for the sizing of drainage facilities. The selection of a design strom may significantly influence the design...

Effects on Reservoir Water Quality Caused by Changes in Inflow Plume Hydrodynamics
In this paper, the effects of environmental changes on the hydrodynamic behavior of the Las Vegas Wash inflow into Lake Mead are discussed from the view-point of water quality. It is hypothesized...

McCarran International Airport People Mover System at Las Vegas, Nevada

The Las Vegas People Mover Experience

Hoover Dam Earthquakes Reconsidered
In 1936 and 1937 as the water rose behind Hoover Dam, earthquakes were felt in the Boulder City area and as far away as Las Vegas. Interest in induced seismicity was renewed in 1967 with...

Precipitation Analysis in Clark County, Nevada
The Clark County, Nevada Department of Public Works retained Black & Veatch in March 1985 to conduct a study of the Flamingo Wash and to recommend flood protection facilities,...

Geotechnical Considerations of Las Vegas Valley

Influence of Las Vegas Density Current on Nutrient Availability and Phytoplankton Growth in Lake Mead

City of Las Vegas Hazard Reduction Program

The Establishment of Standards — The Case of Las Vegas Bay

 

 

 

 

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