Water Resources Applications of OCAP--Ohio's CNRIS
The Ohio Capability Analysis Program (OCAP) is a computer-based natural resources information system (CNRIS) operated since 1973 by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The three...

Economics of Ditch Maintenance in Northwestern Ohio
A history of drainage and settlement in the Black Swamp of Northwestern Ohio is presented. The Ohio Ditch Law and county ditch maintenance program is explained. An economic comparison...

Real-Time Monitoring for Ohio Basin Water Management
The Ohio River Division (ORD) of the Corps of Engineers operates 77 reservoirs in this basin for the purposes of flood control, conservation, hydropower, low flow augmentation, water supply,...

Real-Time Flood Forecasting on Small Computers
A real-time, rainfall-runoff, flood forecast model, developed by the Corps of Engineers Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), was applied to two of tributary basins in the Ohio River System....

Analysis of Cracking of I79 Bridge at Neville Island
A large crack was discovered to form in a girder of the I-79 Glenfield Bridge over the back channel of the Ohio River near Pittsburgh on January 28, 1977. A section of the girder containing...

Mechanisms of Erosion and Meandering—Ohio River

Prefab Power
The Love Hydroelectric Generating Station, owned by the city of Vanceburg, Ohio, was prefabricated in France complete with all components, brought across the Atlantic and towed to Greenup...

Refuse Recycling
The refuse recycling plant at Columbus, Ohio, is a pioneer in burning as fuel a combination of refuse and coal. This hybrid fuel has advantages over burning either alone. One winter in...

Bascule
The Columbus Drive Bascule Bridge in Chicago is one of the largest bascule bridges in the world with a 270 ft. span and 1l0 ft. width. Four welded steel box girders support each of the...

High Streamflow Behaviors in the Ohio River Basin
The intensity function, which describes the severity of the flood occurrences, is a critical factor in flood control and reservoir operation. It is found that the occurrence rates of high...

Reservoir Management for Improved Water Quality
In 1981, the City of Akron, Ohio initiated a multidisciplinary study to develop a reservoir management plan for its 3 reservoirs in the upper Cuyahoga River basin. The City sought possible...

Hannibal Hydroelectric Project Ecological Concerns
In January, 1983 the City of New Martinsville, West Virginia filed a license application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to construct and operate a 34 MW hydroelectric...

Development of Toxic Screening Models for Surface Water Supplies
A major interest of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has been the assessment or ranking of vulnerable water utilities. Until recently, no techniques have been available that quantitatively...

Monitoring of a Dolos Armor Cover; Cleveland, OH

Prototype Experience and Model Studies of Navigation Effects on Inland Waterways

Geotechnical Characterization of Ohio Valley Soils

Hot-Mix Paving in Marginal Weather
Extension of the construction season for bituminous layers could result in benefits to the public and to the construction industry. Weather conditions in Ohio were studied during the months...

Salvaging Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio has suffered from shrinking inner-city wealth resulting in reduced budgets for its urban infrastructure. Now, led by the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, the city...

Compression Rings Support Deep Cut
The plans for building the Cuyahoga Valley Interceptor Lift Station in Cleveland, Ohio, called for 126 ft. (38.4 m) by 105 ft. (32 m) construction, some 80 ft. (24.4 m) below grade. Bracing...

An Artery for Transport of Coal: The Ohio River Navigation System

 

 

 

 

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