Optimal Real-Time Pump and Irrigation Scheduling for Center-Pivot Sprinkler Systems
A comprehensive scheduling algorithm is presented for optimally integrating irrigation and pump operational decisions in center-pivot sprinkler systems. Dynamic programming successive...

J. C. Boyle Hydroelectric Project Spillway Model Study
The J.C. Boyle Hydroelectric Project is an 80 MW facility near Klamath Falls, Oregon. The project consists of a concrete canal, tunnel, parallel penstocks and two Francis turbines. Upstream...

Regional Rivers Resource Assessment as a Tool for Hydropower Planning and Policy: The Pacific Northwest Rivers Study
In August, 1984, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the Northwest Power Planning Council (Council) initiated a study to provide information about important river characteristics...

Analysis of Unsteady Flows in Irrigation Canals Due to Load Rejection in Hydroelectric Project
An add-on hydroelectric project has been proposed for the Owyhee Tunnel No. 1, a component of the Owyhee Irrigation Project constructed in the 1930's by the U.S. Bureau of...

Treatment Plant Modifications to Conserve Energy and Improve Performance
Creative funding along with thorough planning and design contributed to the successful energy conservation program at the Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant, Salem, Oregon. By funding...

Classic Wood Structures
Wood has been used in a wide range of structural applications. When properly maintained, these structures can have a useful life from 50 years to several centuries. Thirty-seven unusual...

Coast Erosion and Community Perceptions at Nye Beach, Oregon

Long-Term Erosion Impacts of the 1982-83 El Nin/a9o On the Oregon Coast

The Construction of Homes on Four Active Coastal Landslides in Newport, Oregon: Unbelievable but True!

Bio-Economic Models for Measuring the Economic Effects of Hydropower on Anadromous Fish Populations in the Pacific Northwest
An empirical model is presented for predicting the net economic value of changes in recreational catch of salmon and steelhead in Oregon, Washington and Idaho associated with construction...

Estimating Streamflow Characteristics for Micro-hydro Sites in Northwestern Oregon
Assessing hydropower potential requires knowledge of the streamflow characteristics at prospective sites. Gaging stations are often unavailable. A method for estimating streamflow characteristics...

The Rehabilitation of Lake Harriet Dam
In 1984, the decision was made to rehabilitate the Lake Harriet Dam. The existing arch dam structure was encased with a rockfill buttress. The downstream buttress, which also acts as a...

Conceptual Design of Salt Caves Hydroelectric Project
The Salt Caves Hydroelectric Project, as proposed by the City of Klamath Falls, Oregon, is a prime example of a project where the design has been based on elimination and minimization...

Evaluation of Cores From Two RCC Gravity Dams
Galesville Dam, Oregon, completed in August 1985, and Upper Stillwater Dam, Utah, completed in August 1987, are two RCC (roller compacted concrete) gravity dams featuring different approaches...

Construction of Elk Creek Dam
Construction of Elk Creek Dam, located in Southwest Oregon, is currently underway with completion scheduled for September 1988. The main dam contract was awarded to Ohbayashi Gumi Ltd....

McNary Powerhouse Generating Unit 14 Stator Core and Winding Replacement
The powerhouse contains 14 main generating Kaplan-blade units, each rated at 73,684 kVA at 0. 95 power factor. In early 1985 the decision to rewind and uprate Unit 14 was being finalized....

Using Fall Streamflows as Predictors of Spring Runoff at the Dalles, Oregon
The Northwest hydropower system is characterized by a drawdown season when normally full reservoirs are drafted to meet firm obligated loads, and a refill season in which the reservoirs...

Sedimentary, Hydrological and Biological Changes Resulting from Extension of the Umpqua River Training Jetty, Oregon

Maintaining the Gateway to the Columbia Basin—A Plan for Improvement
Portland District has begun a Maintenance Improvement Program to recommend procedures to reduce annual operations and maintenance costs while providing safe and efficient ship passage...

Comparing Coastal Spheres in Oregon and Washington
This paper introduces the concept of a 'coastal sphere' and illustrates its use by applying it to two such spheres located in the Pacific Northwest. A sphere...

 

 

 

 

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