Storm Dynamics in the Lake Ontario Region
A program package, RAINPAK, was written to develop appropriate rainfall input, based on concepts of the physical processes behind the temporal and spatial distribution of storm rainfall...

Waterpower in Ontario
Ontario Hydro, a public utility, is responsible for the generation and transmission of almost all the electricity used in Ontario. In 1984 approximately 30% of Ontario's electricity...

Galt Energy's Inverted Siphon System
Galt Energy Systems' involvement with attempting to standardize the civil component began with studies at small remote sites in Northern Ontario. The system design evolved...

Design and Testing of a 400 Ft Span Plate Girder Bridge
The paper describes design features and testing of the Madawaska River Bridge. The bridge is unique in being the longest span plate girder bridge in Ontario, having continuous spans of...

Timber Bridge Decks
The portion of the nation's 500,000 bridge decks that are made of timber has been declining for years, as the old timber ones on secondary road bridges are rebuilt, in most...

Multi-Objective Planning: Great Lakes Water Policy Issues
This paper reports upon the development of computer algorithms for multi-objective planning for Great Lakes water policy issues. Sample applications are presented for the control of phosphorus...

Experiences in Concrete Pipeline Construction in Ontario 158-1985
The paper discusses the title subject in terms of concrete pipe fabrication methods and plants, pipe jointing and jointing materials, and construction experiences in the Province of Ontario,...

Circulating Water Tunnel Under Lake Ontario

Microcomputer Needs of Small and Mid-Sized Ontario Transit Properties
This paper describes some current initiatives in Ontario, Canada by a central funding agency to support and encourage the use of microcomputers in small and mid-sized transit properties....

VSC Flood Routing for Ontario Rivers on Apple II

A Self-Updating Algorithm for Real-Time Flood Forcasting

Can Management Techniques Solve Pavement Woes?
Cities are increasingly turning to systematic procedures for allocating scare manpower and funds and measuring pavement repair and rehabilitation needs. Many cities have adopted pavement...

Confined Disposal in the Canadian Great Lakes
The dredging activities of Public Works Canada, Ontario Region, extend over most of the Canadian Great Lakes thereby significantly impacting on its environment. The paper presents a brief...

Advection and Dispersion in an Experimental Groundwater Plume

Verification of Water Quality Models
The basic concepts of water quality models are reviewed and the need to recognize calibration and verification of models with observed data is stressed. Post auditing of models after environmental...

Urban Runoff Control Technology
As urban drainage management has moved from basic research, interest has turned to technologies suitable for the control of drainage quantity and quality. This paper summarizes, through...

Vehicle Lateral Placements on Urban Roads
Time-lapse photographs were taken of traffic flows on five streets of varying lane width in the Toronto region. From these photographs, time histories of lateral placements and forward...

Ontario Equivalent Base Length: An Appraisal
The Ontario equivalent base length concept is reviewed. This concept does not rely so much on the assumption that a vehicle can be described by two variables, the weight, W, and equivalent...

Environmental Assessment in Ontario, Canada
The environmental assessment process in Ontario, Canada, is described and critiqued as an anticipatory, comprehensive planning process required for all public and designated major private...

Requirements for a Reliability-Based Bridge Code

 

 

 

 

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