Interface and Data Management for Large Scale Optimization Models
(No paper) This paper presents ideas regarding how different groups of data can be stored and utilized, especially in the context of water resource policy discussions involving different...

Selection of an Optimal Ecosystem Restoration Plan: Decision-Making Criteria in the Planning Process
(No paper) This paper explores various decision criteria for restoration projects and how they may be modeled with existing decision models. Cost-effectiveness, incremental cost analyses,...

The Tres Rios River Management Plan: The Result of Multi-Agency Partnering for Management and Restoration at the Confluence of the Salt, Gila and Aqua Fria Rivers
(No paper) The framework consists of a an Oversight Committee made up of Agency Department Heads, a Steering Committee comprised of local area Agency managers, and five Technical Committees:...

The Emergence of Spill Prevention Concerns for Water Resources
In Regions where water pollution control programs have succeeded in cleaning up our waters, spills from fixed installations and vessels, trucks and trains continue to represent a very...

Fuzzy Rule-Based Forecasting of Extreme Rainfall Probability Conditioned on Sea Surface Temperature
(No paper) The recent El Nino event demonstrated the importance of sea-surface temperature on rainfall anomalies. The purpose of this paper is to develop a methodology to forecast extreme...

Impacts of Global Climate Change upon a Regional Aquifer System in the Northeastern United States
(No paper) The Charles River Basin is a major water resource in eastern Massachusetts. It used for a variety of purposes including water supply, industrial cooling, waste disposal, flood...

Estimate of Economic Impacts of Climate Change upon US Water Resources Using Partial Equilibrium Modeling
(No paper) The use of the model is to determine the allocation of water between suppliers and consumers under present and future climates such that net economic benefits subject to regulatory...

Long-Term Streamflow Forecasting
(No paper) Technology is creating major impacts on water management decisions dynamics. Today emerging technologies, such as satellite rely of hydrological and meteorological data, improvement...

Arizona Stream Navigability
(No paper) The State of Arizona is currently in the process of determining the ownership of the streambeds of watercourses within the state boundaries. Claims of ownership turn on whether...

Chaotic Slackwater: A Journey Into the Science of Chaos as a Means to Understanding the Parallels between How We Manage Our Organizations and Natural Ecosystems
(No paper) From the ice age to slackwater, the Columbia River continues to ebb and flow through our lives. This paper will explore the ebb and flow between natural and human ecosystems....

Using Indirect Potable Reuse to Provide New Water Supplies in Resource-Limited Regions
(No paper) Historically, water resources needed for potable use have been derived from readily-accessible surface and groundwater supplies of freshwater origin because such supplies can...

Water Resource Systems and Modeling of the Lower Virgin River Using EXCEL
(No paper) The first objective of this study was to determine the availability of water at the confluence of the Halfway Wash and the Virgin River and to simulate the diversion of river...

Evaluating Alternatives for Capacity Expansion: Ensuring Reliable Water for the Portland, Oregon, Area
(No paper) The Portland Water Bureau is currently evaluating its water supply expansion alternatives. Like many water bureaus responsible for supplying water to both in-city customers...

Underground Storage and Recovery: A Powerful Tool for the Management of the Limited Water Resources of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area
(No paper) The availability of imported Colorado River water to the Phoenix area in 1986 prompted the need for storage of the unused portion of each municipality's contracted allocation....

Assessment of Wave Propagation Effects on a 1925 Pipeline with Oxyacetylene Girth Welds

Modeling Post-Disaster Urban Lifeline Restoration

Super-Dense Real-Time Disaster Mitigation System

A Methodology for Minimizing Seismic and Corrosion Risks to Underground Natural Gas Pipelines

Directional Drilling in Maine and New Hampshire for the PNGTS/Maritimes 762 mm Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Sustaining Urban Water Resources in the 21st Century
This proceedings, Sustaining Urban Water Resources in the 21st Century, contains papers presented at the 1997 Engineering Foundation Conference...

 

 

 

 

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