San Francisco Bay's Jeweled Necklace (Available only in Focus on Structures Special Edition)
When one looks at a map of San Francisco Bay, three bridges stand out to form a link around the central part of the Bay. At night, it takes little imagination for one to see the lights...

Translucent Structural Beacon
In East Los Angeles some 2,000 children, teens and adults are accessing their future inside a building that is as high-tech as the computers they are using to learn. The 40,000 sq ft building...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supported Process Planning System for Construction

Southern Boundary Experimental Forecasts with the NOAA East Coast Ocean Model

Flooding in Southeastern United States From Tropical Storm Alberto, July 1994

Southern San Joaquin Drainage Water Management
This paper addresses management of subsurface saline drainage water in a closed basin in the Southern San Joaquin Valley. A large number of ponds have been constructed to evaporate saline...

Drainage Ponds and Demonstration Wetlands
In California's southern San Joaquin Valley, subsurface irrigation drainage pumped into shallow evaporation ponds often contains elevated concentrations of selenium. The selenium...

Habitat Preservation and Enhancement Associated with San Diego Creek Flood Control Channel Improvement
San Diego Creek, an important regional flood control channel in southern Orange County, California, flows 2.4 kilometers through the mixed-use areas of Irvine Center (San Diego Freeway...

Artificial Recharge Using Inflatable Rubber Dams
Artificial recharge of ground water is a necessity in Orange County, California, where natural recharge is insufficient to satisfy water demands. Orange County is part of a semiarid coastal...

Artificial Recharge of a Buried Glacial Aquifer in South Dakota
The Huron Project of the High Plains States Groundwater Demonstration Program was designed to artificially recharge a buried glacial aquifer in eastern South Dakota High flows from the...

Fluidized Bed Denitrification of Secondary Effluent during Wastewater Reclamation in Southern California
A pilot scale fluidized bed denitrification bioreactor was operated for a period of three years as one unit process in a series designed to repurify secondary effluent for subsequent indirect...

Environmental Improvement in Southern Africa
Cross-border environmental projects in southern Africa are identified and discussed. The complexity of coordinating multinational standards, combined with the region's extreme...

Application of GIS Technology to Floodplain & Habitat Analyses
A long-term flood control and maintenance plan for the Mojave River, located in southern California, is currently being developed to satisfy permit requirements for state and federal regulatory...

Debris Basin Design Procedures
Debris basins are widely used in the southwestern areas of the United States, with the majority of the structures located in the Southern California area. More and more development is...

Design of the Inlet/Outlet Tower for the Eastside Reservoir Project
The Eastside Reservoir is currently being constructed near Hemet, California, by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. When completed in 1999, water will enter and be...

Design and Construction of the Santa Ana River Wash Crossing of the Inland Feeder
The Inland Feeder Pipeline passes beneath the Santa Ana River in Southern California. The flood plain of the river provides the habitat for two endangered species and to avoid surface...

Artificial Recharge in the Oakes Test Area
The Oakes Test Area (OTA) was developed to evaluate predicted impacts of developing irrigation in the Garrison Diversion Unit in North Dakota. A limited irrigation water supply has forced...

The 1995 Flood in Southeastern Norway—Operational Forecasting, Warning, and Monitoring of a 200-Year Flood
The southeastern part of Norway experienced during the 1995 spring the highest flood recorded since the devastating flood in July 1789. The snow storage was at the end of April 30 to 50...

Dredging in the Southern Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
The California Department of Water Resources and the United States Bureau of Reclamation are jointly conducting an environmental study and are proposing to release a draft Environmental...

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...

 

 

 

 

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