Take Back the Land
Municipal sludge applied to land devastated by strip mining has brought thousands of acres of Ohio, Illinois and Pennsylvania land back to life. After two years of testing at a Palmerton,...

Modeling of a Low Head Hydroelectric Project
In order to shorten the time to develop a hydroelectric project at the Corps of Engineers Hannibal Lock and Dam on the Ohio River for the City of New Martinsville, West Virginia, a turnkey...

Geosynthetics: Cleanup Tools
In addition to their use in liners and drainage systems for new landfills, geosynthetics can be used in environmental remediation projects. In an early example, contaminated muck was removed...

Rehab Defies Pros, Beats Clock
Fast-tracking an overhaul of its wastewater treatment system let Columbus, Ohio escape federal penalties under the Clean Water Act. Over $200 million was invested to improve the city's...

Landfills: Lessening Environmental Impacts
Controlled recycling of leachates within landfills accelerates abaeribuc microbial reactions, thus converting refuse organics to methane. The process also enhances the precipitation rates...

Modelmania
The idea that model testing could be useful in planning for the control of water in rivers and other waterways received little support in this country until John R. Freeman's...

Physical Modeling to Study the Extent of Removal of an Existing Lock and Dam on the Mississippi River
Locks and Dam No. 26 is located on the Mississippi River approximately 202. 9 river miles above the mouth of the Ohio River. This paper will discuss the utilization of a physical model...

Methods for Specification and Verification of Hydraulic Design in a Turnkey Construction Contract
The project site is at the Hannibal Locks and Dam at New Martinsville, West Virginia. The existing project, a Corps of Engineers' (Corps) facility built in the 60's...

Development of a Monitoring Program and Vegetative Restoration Project in a Mississippi River Bendway
The Dry Bayou-Thompson Bend area is located on the right descending bank of the Mississippi River between river miles 4. 5 (7. 2 kilometers) and 30. 0 (48. 3 kilometers) above the confluence...

Drought Analysis in the Ohio River Basin
This study formulates the drought series, including drought occurrence time, duration, and deficit volume by the use of daily streamflows and a tracer level of one-half mean value. The...

A New Method for Synthesizing a Six Hour Unit Hydrograph
A new methodology was devised that would use readily available basin physical parameters for the determination of unit graphs in undeveloped and ungaged areas. Rather than using small...

Sewer-Septic Tank Hybrid Promises Savings
Until recently the only options for sewage were the septic tank/leach field or conventional sewers. In some cases a hybrid of the two, called the septic tank/effluent drain, is less costly...

Navigation Channel Design for Safe and Efficient Ship Transit
The U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) recently conducted a hydraulic model investigation of the western portion of Cleveland Harbor, Ohio. This study provided data...

Hydrogeologic Investigation of the Chillicothe, Ohio Landfill
A hydrogeologic investigation of a municipal waste landfill determined that the local surface and ground water are being polluted. Water quality monitoring and aerial photography were...

Studies of Long-Term Water Losses
The water-loss time series are formulated for the studied watersheds in the Ohio River Basin through the use of the law of water balance to the system inputs and corresponding outputs....

Drinking Water Distribution System Reliability: A Case Study
The purpose of this study was to present a tool useful to water utilities that not only could analyze historical distribution system reliability data, but also provide a flexible and expandable...

Contractor, Businessman
The management side of running a construction firm is as important to its survival and growth as the technical activities. This article tells how a Cincinnati geotechnical contractor,...

The Revitalization of Toledo's Waterfront
This paper traces the revitalization of Toledo's Maumee riverfront through a public/private cooperative effort that has spanned more than a decade. The development and funding...

Non-Federal Development at Corps Projects: Ohio River Division Experience
The paper presents the recent experience of the Ohio River Division of the Corps of Engineers (ORD) in non-federal development of the hydropower potential at existing Corps projects under...

CPM Harnesses Mammoth Powerplant Job
One of the largest air quality control retrofit projects in the U. S. is at the Sammis Plant of Ohio Edison Co., along the Ohio River 40 miles west of Pittsburgh. The coal-fired plant's...

 

 

 

 

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