Assessing Irrigation Impact on Instream Flow
A hydrologic model to help river system managers determines the demand for irrigation water in a two mile wide strip of land along the river using information which is generally available...

Waste Load Allocation Model of Heavy Metals in Flint River, Michigan

The Successful Cleanup of Contaminated Groundwater at Woodland Park, Michigan

Intra-CBD Secondary Travel Patterns of Downtown Workers
Previous Downtown People Mover (DPM) feasibility studies have shown that the majority of the average daily DPM trips will be made by downtown workers during their travel to and from the...

Turnkey Projects for Downtown People Movers
Los Angeles, Detroit, and Miami received proposals for construction of downtown people mover systems. The requests for bids contemplated turnkey type construction contracts. The multiplicity...

Stormwater Pollution Control: Structural Measures
Combinations of storage and wet-weather treatment, integrated with dry-weather treatment facilities and nonstructural control measures on an area-wide basis, are found to provide the greatest...

Chemical Spill Cleanup Named Project of the Year
A 1978 hazardous-waste spill in Michigan has been cleaned up so successfully that the American Consulting Engineers Council named it the 1982 project of the year. Here is how the railroad...

Lake Michigan Diversion for Water Quality Control
Water diverted from the Lake Michigan Watershed to the Mississippi River Watershed includes, among others, water diverted directly into the Chicago River and Canal System. The direct diversions...

Modeling Suspended Solids and Bacteria in Ford Lake
A submodel for computing the behavior of suspended solids and associated pollutants in turbulent, open channels was constructed and tested in a natural water system. The submodel equation...

Planning for Detroit Downtown People Mover
Planning and preliminary engineering has been completed for automated mass transit system to be deployed in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Performance specifications and design criteria were...

Lake Michigan Water Allocation into the 21st Century

Evaluation of Dewatering Alternatives at Detroit WWTP

Frost Depth Prediction for Highway Subgrade Soils

Urban Storm Runoff Quality in Southeast Michigan
Methods of sampling urban runoff and its impacts on receiving waters are reviewed and classified into three types. The field designs which yield data on mass emissions are generally most...

Lake Michigan Water Allocation in Illinois
In 1967 the United States Supreme Court entered a Decree that limited the direct diversion of Lake Michigan water by the State of Illinois to annual average flow of 3,200 cfs. The state...

Water Resources for Chicago— History and Future
Combined sewer systems in much of the Chicago area negate many of the benefits of the largest and most advanced system of water reclamation plants in the world. On an average of 100 times...

Construction Contract Staffing Needs
This paper presents some of the current practices within a context of change, because the dynamic environment that is highway construction demands a constant reappraisal of present conditions....

Minimizing Treatment Costs in Multiplant Settings
Methods for deriving least cost operating schedules for wastewater treatment facilities are developed and compared. The simplicity of two of the methods makes them especially attractive...

The Chicago Region's Valuable Water Resources
Solution of the complex water supply problems of the Chicago metropolitan area are discussed in detail. Limitations in the use of Lake Michigan water imposed by the U.S. Supreme Court's...

Optimizing Joint Development at Transit Stations
The Detroit Metropolitan Area was used as the experimental site for such feasibility testing. Two priority ranking methodologies were developed based upon provisions of rating and ranking...

 

 

 

 

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