Earthquake Effect on Sediment in Rivers and Deltas
Many authors have studied the age and distribution of the Holocene deltaic deposits of the Mississippi River. Several others have written about the magnitude and the recurrence interval...

Determining River Stages with Consideration of Backwater Effects
In a recent hydraulic investigation on the Cache River basin, the stages of the Mississippi River at the Beechridge station were found to be necessary downstream boundary conditions for...

Model Study of Potential Debris Problems at the Proposed Diversion of Clover Fork River, Harlan, Kentucky
A study was conducted at the Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi, using a physical and a numerical model, to evaluate the entrance conditions at a proposed tunnel diversion...

Southwest Pass Training Structure Alternatives
The U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station system of computer programs, TABS-2, was utilized to evaluate various structural plans for increasing channel velocities and sediment...

The Lower Mississippi River and the Coriolis Force
Weather patterns and large bodies of water respond to the forces generated by the earth's rotation. A large north-south flowing river, such as the Lower Mississippi River,...

Cofferdams: An Integral Part of Small Hydro Design
Cofferdam construction costs can be a major factor in the viability of a small hydro development. For this reason, cost-effective design and construction are critical. A cost-effective...

Hydraulic Model Studies - Sidney A. Murray Jr., Hydroelectric Plant
The power plant is located at the Old River Control of the Lower Mississippi River (Louisiana). It consists of an intake channel about 5000 ft long, a power plant with eight bulb units...

The Construction of the Sidney A. Murray, Jr. Hydroelectric Power Plant
The project, consisting of eight 8.2m bulb turbines rated at 192MW, is located in the State of Louisiana and will use a portion of the water diverted from the Mississippi River to the...

Pit Turbines, an Economical Solution for Low Heads
The paper describes the experience with pit turbine design and construction at the 8 MW St. Cloud facility located on the Mississippi River in Minnesota. Major topics in the paper include...

Turnkey Hydropower at St. Cloud
The St. Cloud Hydroelectric Project is located at an existing dam on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The project consists of a two-gated spillway and an 8.6-megawatt powerhouse...

Quick Response on the Mississippi
In November 1987, the Mississippi River broke through the foundation of the St. Anthony Fall's Lower Dam Hydropower Plant. The plant's owner, the Northern State...

Post-Audits in Public Works: The Role of History

Post Audits of Floodplain Protective Works

Post-Audits of Environmental Programs and Projects
This is the proceedings of a session at the ASCE Convention, New Orleans, October 1989. Post-audits include evaluation, assessment, and audit of the effects, both intended and unintended,...

Hydraulic Model and Prototype Experience on Old River Overbank Structure
Physical hydraulic model tests of the Old River overbank structure were conducted to investigate the hydraulic performance of the stilling basin and evaluate riprap stability and scour...

Soil Erosion, Sediment Yield, and Deposition in the Illinois River Basin
The amount of soil erosion of the Illinois River Basin was estimated by using the 1982 National Resources Inventory (NRI) and the Illinois Geographic Information System (GIS). The sediment...

Beach Replenishment Along the U.S. Coast of the Gulf of Mexico

Public Trust in Mississippi: The Aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum Decision

Burlington Cable-Stayed Bridge
The Burlington cable-stayed bridge will carry US34 over the Mississippi River from Burlington, Iowa to Gulfport, Illinois. There will be two 12-ft lanes in each direction plus an acceleration...

Quincy Bayview Bridge—Construction Control
A cable-stayed bridge crossing the Mississippi River at Quincy, Illinois, was completed in August 1987. The structure includes twin concrete towers and a hybrid deck section. The cable...

 

 

 

 

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