Improving Cost and Schedule Performance on Municipal Pipeline Projects: Realizing the Benefits of the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) Alternative Project Delivery Method
The water and wastewater infrastructure in the United States is failing. In its 2013 Report Card on American Infrastructure, ASCE stated: "The water and wastewater...

Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations
Civil engineers have responsibilities for the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of physical infrastructures. These infrastructures include all types of buildings,...

Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment
The Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment presents activity and research developments in water issues, challenges, and opportunities throughout the developed landscape. The scope covers...

Geotextile Tube Dewatering
Geotextile tubes are made of high-strength, permeable geotextile that, when filled with a slurry, allow water to drain from the tubes while retaining the solids. They can be prefabricated...

Long-Term Performance Monitoring of a Hillside Retaining Wall
To accommodate expansion of the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, WA, a 3,000-ft-long soldier pile, tieback-anchored retaining wall was constructed from May 1991 to May 1992. An oblique...

Estimating Representative Geotechnical Properties of Municipal Solid Waste

A Vision for Urban Water and Wastewater Management in 2050

Velocity and Temperature in Buoyant Surface Jet

Dye-Vector Flow Visualization-Cooling Water Model

Cooling Water Recirculation in the Ocean

Cooling by Ocean Water: Model/Field Comparison

Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants
Fully revised and updated, this three-volume set from the Water Environment Federation and the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers presents...

Domestic-Well Water-Quality Data and Reports for the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network: USGS and CDC Collaboration
The mission of the Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) Program is to provide information from a nationwide network of integrated health and environmental data that drive actions...

Considerations Regarding Geochemical Transformations Downstream of Subsurface Wastewater Effluent Disposal Facilities
Many suburban and rural communities use subsurface disposal in conjunction with on-site and other small decentralized systems. In addition, to reduce the impacts of wastewater treatment...

Water for Life: Have Improvements in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure along the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Affected the Lives of Mexico and Texas Border Residents?
Prior to 1990 the poor communities along the Mexico/US border did have not have comparable waterand wastewater infrastructure investments that exist in other US cities. The explosion of...

A Decision Framework for Stormwater Control in Urbanized Watersheds
Historically, urban growth occurred around water bodies due to factors such as easy access to transportation, water supply, and drainage. With the expanded transportation network along...

Characterization of Interaction of Surface Water and Groundwater in the El Paso Lower Valley of Texas
El Paso is located in the Chihuahua desert and prone to long periods of extreme drought. With the river drought, regional irrigation districts only received 34% and 38%of a full water...

Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation in Wastewater Treatment Plants
Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation Wastewater Treatment Plants instructs readers in the theory, equipment, and practical techniques needed to optimize BNR in varied environments,...

Fire Following Earthquake
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph covers the entire range of fire following earthquake...

The Staten Island Bluebelt: A Case Study in Urban Watershed Management

 

 

 

 

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