Simulation of Regional Ground-Water Flow on a Transboundary Flowline; Trans-Pecos, Texas and Chihuahua, Mexico
A two-dimensional, steady-state, cross-sectional model was used to evaluate boundary conditions, residence times, and potential transboundary movement along a 28 mi (45 km) flowline between...

California Border Environment Activities Since Passage of NAFTA
This paper presents a summary of the activities undertaken by the State of California to improve the border environment since passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...

The Management and Policies of the BECC
The purpose of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) is to help preserve, protect, and enhance the environment of the border region in order to advance the well-being of...

Border Environment Cooperation Commission: 1995 Year End Status Report
1995...What a year! The Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) opened its doors in February 1995, to lay the foundations of the organization whose purpose is to identify, develop,...

The South Bay Ocean Outfall
For more than 60 years, raw sewage has flowed down the hills of Tijuana, Mexico into the Tijuana River, crossing the U.S.-Mexican border. The sewage contaminates the low-lying river valley...

US/Mexico Border Drinking Water Study
This report is an outgrowth of a more detailed report, written as part of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study. This report represents my views, and does not necessarily represent...

Forcing Function and Climate Change
A system framework for investigating the effect of climate change in the upper Rio-Grande river basin, New Mexico, is developed. The forcing function or input into a climate change model...

Impacts of NAFTA on Environmental Engineering
This paper addresses recent developments in the environmental sector under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) represents a...

Nopal I Uranium Deposit: A Study of Radionuclide Migration

Mexican Border Ground Water Agreement
This paper provides a discussion about the challenges in developing a Mexican Botder Ground Water Agreement for the management of shallow ground waters that connect to the surface water...

Design and Implementation of On-Farm Surface Drainage Projects in the Humid Tropics of Mexico
In the humid tropics of southeastern Mexico, the Mexican National Water Commission (CNA) has constructed a network of collector drains for stormwater runoff removal. At the same time the...

Water Allocation on US/Mexico Boundaries
This paper provides a transboundary water sharing case study on the planning and management of Rio Grande waters in and around El Paso, Texas. The presentation also points out the diversity...

Problems with Metrication in Transboundary Water Projects
This presentation discusses the lessons learned and difficulties encountered by the author in the conversion to SI (System International or modernized metric system) and provides a brief...

History of Coastal Engineering in Mexico

Are There Benefits to Continuing Professional Development?
This paper was selected as the Mead student paper winner for 1996. The author defended the position that continuing professional development should be a priority for all engineers and...

A Current Case Study: The Rio Grande and the El Paso Tri-state Area

Wastewater Reclamation and Recharge: A Potential Water Resource Management Strategy for Albuquerque

Water Quality Management in Mexico: Actual and Future Policies

Impacts of NAFTA on the Practice and Licensing of Civil Engineers

Applying U.S. Technology to Water Supply Problems in México

 

 

 

 

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