The Paraíba Do Sul Retrogradation and the Atafona Environmental Impact
This study is an attempt to explain the event which is presently occurring at the mouth of the Paraiba do Sul river and is causing a negative socio-economic impact on the Atafona population....

Identifying, Supporting & Attracting Marine-Related Enterprises

A 3-Year Survey of Tropical Intertidal Macrofauna

Roller Compacted Concrete II
This volume includes the papers presented at the 1988 ASCE Specialty Conference on Roller Compacted Concrete. Included in the proceedings are experiences of roller compacted concrete dam...

Hydro Development on the Huallaga River in Peru
The proposed Chaglla Hydroelectric Project, is located on the Huallaga River in Central Peru, about 300 km north east of Lima. The available gross head of 870 m and regulated flow of 58...

Vilavilani Hydroelectric Project
There is an urgent need to solve the water and energy shortages in the Department of Tacna, on the coast of Southern Peru. The Vilavilani Hydroelectric Project could solve some of the...

Studies of Fish Protection Methods at Hydroelectric Plants
Five largely untested but economical fish-protection systems were tested at sites throughout North America. The process of selecting laboratory and field test sites was completed at the...

Saco Dam—South America's First RCC Dam
Because of cost and a lack of suitable embankment materials, Saco Dam at Nova Olinda in Paraiba, Brazil, was redesigned and built with lean roller compacted concrete (RCC). The structure...

Roller Compacted Concrete Design for Urugua-I Dam
Gravity dam construction by the roller compacted concrete method (RCC) has received widespread interest following completion of Shimajigawa Dam in Japan (1981) and Willow Creek Dam in...

Karstic Foundation Problems Sunny Point Railroad
Active limestone sinkholes have been causing problems and affecting the operation of the access railroad to the Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point, North Carolina (MOTSU) since 1962....

Tidewater Virginia's Water Supply Problem: Implications for State Water Management
Attempts to expand water supply in response to continuing urban growth in Virginia's Tidewater region has produced prolonged conflict among the area's local governments...

Risk Management for Water Supplies During Droughts
This paper describes a method for deriving policies for the operation of public water supplies under impending and actual drought conditions. Unlike previous models based on optimization...

Hydrogeology of a Barrier Island System, Nags Head, North Carolina
The purpose of this research was to understand the dynamics of the water table prior to the start of municipal pumping and to predict the effect that the pumping would have upon the water...

Risk Assessment of Lake Shore Development of Devils Lake, North Dakota
In recent years, the advent of the flood insurance programs has forced developers, financiers, and planners to deal with future high water conditions and associated risks. A reliable method...

Colorado River Municipal Water District Weather Modification Program 1971-1986
The Colorado River Municipal Water District (CRMWD) has sponsored a rain enhancement program on summertime convective clouds in West Texas since 1971. Silver iodide is used for cloud base...

The North Dakota Atmospheric Resource Program
For over a third of a century regions of North Dakota have conducted cloud seeding operations aimed at hail damage mitigation or rainfall enhancement. Cloud modification has become an...

Stage-Frequency Analysis of Closed-Basin Lakes
Devils Lake in North Dakota is used as a case study for the model development and application. The basis of the relationship developed in this study is the separation of the annual maximum...

Sedimentation and Water Quality in TVA's Ocoee Reservoirs
This paper reviews and summarizes sedimentation and water quality characteristics of the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) three Ocoee Reservoirs located in Polk County in...

Water Quality Study on Urban Wet Detention
This paper summarizes results of a monitoring program conducted on three urban wet detention ponds located within the Piedmont region of North Carolina, in the city of Charlotte. Data...

Feasibility of Artificial Recharge to the Oakes Aquifer, Southeastern North Dakota
Based on measured well yields, initial surface infiltration rates, and ground-water quality, the Oakes aquifer can support a large-scale artificial recharge-irrigation project. An aquifer...

 

 

 

 

Return to search