Coastal Sediment Budget Analysis Techniques
Sediment budget analysis techniques developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District are described. The basic procedure combines information on shoreline and tidal inlet...

Hydropower: Making Its Mark in North America
To discover what plans North American hydropower producers have for their hydroelectric resources in the 1990s, Hydro Review conducted a survey of leaders in the hydro generation industry...

Electrical Design Survey
In North America, a mini hydro project consists primarily of the civil works which routes water to the turbine generator and the electrical hardware necessary to interface it with a utility....

Unique Design Used for Collapsible Gate
The collapsible gate on the Wausau Dam is unique; there is only one known that is similar in design. The collapsible gate, which looks like an inverted V, was designed by Mead and Hunt...

Diversion of the Parana River for the Yacyreta Hydroelectric Project
The diversion and closure of one of the world's largest rivers, the Parana River on the border of Paraguay and Argentina, for the 2760 MW Yacyreta Hydroelectric Project, sponsored...

On-Site Rehabilitation Capabilities for the Nineties
This paper will review recent technological advancements in on-site manufacturing and machining capabilities which have been developed for the proper installation of new hydro turbines....

Adopted Drip Irrigation Technology for Developing Countries
Two low cost drip irrigation systems are presented. Even though the uniformity of these systems is not as high as the conventional drip systems, the initial and operating costs of the...

Evaluation of Thermoplastic Drainage Pipe Designs in Europe and North America
The last 10 years have seen significant increase in the use of plastic pipe for drainage systems in North America in comparison to Europe. Many plastic pipe products have included corrugations,...

A Field Experiment to Evaluate the Water Quality Impacts of Agricultural Drainage and Production Practices
Many research projects are underway to address agricultural nonpoint source pollution of ground and surface waters. Many of these have the objective to develop and test models to predict...

Nitrate in Rural Water Supplies in North Carolina
Over 9000 rural water supplies in North Carolina were analyzed for nitrate, chloride, electrical conductivity and pH. Data were collected on well characteristics and potential sources...

Overtopping Flow Spillway for Baldhill Dam, Sheyenne River, North Dakota
An existing gated spillway structure for Baldhill Dam and Reservoir (Lake Ashtabula, North Dakota) is not capable of passing floods up to the probable maximum flood (PMF) without overtopping...

Application of a Geographic Information System to Estuarine Hydrodynamic Modeling
A geographic information system has been used in a hydrodynamic study of Albemarle Sound, North Carolina, to provide an efficient means for spatial data organization, information display,...

Conflict in Water Management of James River, ND
Delivery of water from storage in Jamestown Reservoir to 898 acres of newly developed irrigation along the lower James River by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation during the drought of 1988...

First Experience Concerning the Seismic Behaviour of an Electric Power System in Eastern North America
The November 25, 1988, Saguenay earthquake of magnitude MbLg=6.5 occurred in the province of Quebec, Canada....

Two Decades of Communications Systems Seismic Protection Improvements
Telecommunications systems in North America have gone through significant technology changes in the past twenty years. The electro-mechanical switching equipment has been replaced by electronic...

Philosophy for Treatment of High-Pressure Natural Gas Pipelines at Active Fault Crossings
Natural gas from fields in the overthrust belt of southwest Wyoming will be collected and transported to Southern California. The proposed Kern River Pipeline will transport gas to Daggett,...

Comparison of Traffic Signal Systems in Australia and North America
Dynamic coordinated traffic signal systems were developed in Australia in the 1970's, and are now installed in many countries. In contrast, strong interest in new generation...

Sediments and Quaternary Study of the Coastal Lagoon of Unare (Venezuela)
The coastal Lagoon of Unare is located in the N.E. of Venezuela (62° 12' - 65° 25' W/10° 04' - 10° 08' N), it is 26 km long and 6 km...

Integrated Coastal Resources Management in Grumari-Guaratiba-Marambaia Complex, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
It is initially presented a brief physical description of the coastal region in question, which is situated at the eastern end of the Sepetiba Coastal plain on the Southern coast of Rio...

Foundations and Breakaway Walls of Small Coastal Buildings in Hurricane Hugo
After Hurricane Hugo a survey of damage to small, coastal buildings was conducted in North and South Carolina. The performance of elevated foundations, breakaway walls and foundation cross...

 

 

 

 

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