Little Conemaugh Dam Failure

Geotechnical Baseline Reports of Underground Construction
Guidelines and Practices
For many years, several forms of interpretive geotechnical reports have been incorporated into the Contract Documents for underground construction projects. Based on recent feedback obtained...

Multiple Primes-Contracting Method:—Yes - No and It All Depends

Quality in Project Management

Liability of Engineers When Wetlands Laws Change
Engineers who perform wetlands delineations or design facilities in wetlands areas are increasingly sued in court when wetlands laws or regulations change. Owners and developers whose...

Impacts of Reservoir Sedimentation on Decommissioning of Dams
A large number of dams in the United States of America and elsewhere are reaching the limits of their design lives. Owners, agencies and environmentalists are either considering or demanding...

The Case for Water Markets as the Best Means for Effective Water Allocation
Water markets have a potential for providing flexible and efficient mechanisms for allocating water among alternative uses. In order for markets to emerge It is necessary for private rights...

Constructor Prequalification
Choosing the Best Constructor and Avoiding Constructor Failure
This comprehensive, practical manual illustrates how owners can evaluate and select constructors for various civil engineering projects using the process of constructor prequalification....

Tensioned Fabric Structures
A Practical Introduction
The objective of this publication is to provide basic information about the nature and characteristics of tensioned fabric structures. Its target audience includes architects, engineers,...

Guidelines for Evaluating the Performance of Highway Sound Barriers
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF Service Center. This report presents the HITEC evaluation plan for U.S. Gypsum's...

Ecosystem Management in the State of Florida
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), acting at the direction of the 1993 legislature and the Governor, has developed a concept for implementing ecosystem management...

Guist Creek Dam Spillway Upgrade: A Maze (Labyrinth) of Difficulties
Any dam that holds back a large quantity of water is potentially dangerous. Some dams are more of a threat than others, especially those with human populations and valuable property in...

Transition Planning for the Transfer of the Panama Canal

Stability Requirements for Old Embankment Dams

Legal Issues Related To Reservoir Sedimentation

The 3 Levels of Partnering

Organizational Strategy for Implementing Design-Build Delivery Systems

How Owners Can Identify and Employ Safe Contractors

Independent Condition Assessment of Existing Hydroelectric Facilities; An Essential Tool for Managing Hydro Resources

Apportionment Delay Method: Is There Only One Solution?





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