Santa Ana River Mainstem Project
The Santa Ana River Mainstem Project consists of seven major features including the construction of 550 ft. high earth and rockf ill dam; raising the embankment by 28 feet of Prado Dam,...

Impact of Point and Nonpoint Discharges on the Water Quality of a Reach of the Red River of the North
Projected increase of discharge of point and nonpoint-source effluents into rivers, make compliance with water quality standards increasingly difficult and necessitate controlling these...

The Analysis of the Failure of the Minte Stream Culvert
A persistent and continuous rainfall that lasted for more than 30 hours on May 6–7, 1995, caused the sudden failure of an embank ment on the main road between Puerto Varas and Ensenada,...

Channel Restoration Project along Toby Creek
Creek banks within Mecklenburg County, NC, are eroding, producing excessive quantities of sediment in the creek and causing bank instability. Seeking innovative approaches to these problems,...

Boston's Home Run
The $1.3 billion Ted Williams Tunnel, the first part of Boston's Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project to be completed, has been designated the Outstanding Civil Engineering...

Portland's Light Rail Goes Underground
A 29-km extension of Portland's first modern light rail system nears completion. The extension includes a 4.6 km twin-tunnel section and the deepest transit station in North...

Blast Wall Bravura
Since the 1988 disaster on the Piper Alpha platform in the North Sea, which claimed 165 lives, legislation in the United Kingdom has required the operators of offshore installations to...

Design Modification of Water Supply Intakes in Mountainous Regions
Existing river intakes for several water treatment plants in the mountainous areas of western Venezuela have experienced severe difficulties with deposition of sediment. Excessive sediment...

Zonification of Areas with Inundation Risk by Means of Mathematical Modeling in the Rosario Region, Argentina
Water course flood valleys are often being subjected to processes of urbanization that take place in several big cities of the world. Therefore, urban planning strategies based on hydric...

Beach and Nearshore Profile Evolution at Different Temporal Scales: The Case of Duck, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Optimizing Municipal Wastewater Treatment in Cold Climates: Scale, Process and Benefits
Although conventional wisdom demands large, centralized facilities for municipal sewage treatment, much has recently been made of the potential of low tech, decentralized systems for wastewater...

Privatization and Water Supply/Treatment Projects
Privatization is often mentioned as a way to get much needed, but difficult to finance infrastructure projects delivered for both developed and developing countries. However, the suitability...

Crude Oil Pipe Line Crossing Western Panama

Wetland Restoration in Southern North Sea Coastal Areas: The Experience of Britain and The Netherlands
Over the past 500 years, extensive reclamation of tidal wetland areas in the lowlands surrounding the Southern North Sea has taken place. In the Netherlands, reclamation has been an essential...

Lanfill Site Evaluation and Application of MODFLOW to simulate Hydraulically Conductive Zones in Bedrock Associated with Diabase Dikes in North Carolina

Quantitative Monitoring of Plata River Basin Waters
The governments of Argentina, Bolivia. Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, represented in the First Extraordinary Meeting of Chancellors of the Nations bordering the Plata River Basin, held...

Water Control Structure Choice for Wetland Restoration/Creation
Ducks Unlimited is a non-profit conservation organization, whose mission is to fulfil the annual life cycle needs of North American waterfowl by protecting, enhancing, restoring, and managing,...

Manzanillo International Terminal Republic of Panama

Integrated Remediation Study for the Guarapiranga Project, São Paulo, Brazil

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