What’ll They Think of Next? Dewatering Contaminated Slurries Using Geotextile Tubes
Sediment must be dredged from the bottom of waterbodies to maintain their capacity and navigability. Dredging, by its nature, involves the removal of highwater-content slurries and also helps preserve...

Sediment Pollution: Solving "Rill" Problems Using RECPs
Sediment pollution causes an estimated $16 billion in environmental damage annually. Sediment is the most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs, causing such negative effects as temperature...

Adventures in Managing Water
Real-World Engineering Experiences
Sponsored by the River Basin Planning, Policy, and Operations Technical Committee of the Planning and Management Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCEAdventures in Managing...

Properties of Biochar-Amended Highway Soils: Biochar – An Eco-friendly Geomaterial
Historically, geotechnical engineers have designed or modified soils and sediments to achieve particular strength, volume change, or flow characteristics. For example, lime and fly ash have been used to...

Perfluorinated Chemical Contamination in Drinking Water Raises Concerns in Congress
Shortly after a House subcommittee examined the issue of perfluorinated chemicals in drinking water, a group of Michigan representatives introduced legislation intended to encourage federal agencies to...

Nurturing Nature
A zero-emission, zero-waste resort that joins facilities for ecotourism with those for scientific research is proposed as an antidote for overfishing, mass tourism, and pollution in the Philippines....

Improving Cost and Schedule Performance on Municipal Pipeline Projects: Realizing the Benefits of the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) Alternative Project Delivery Method
The water and wastewater infrastructure in the United States is failing. In its 2013 Report Card on American Infrastructure, ASCE stated: "The water and wastewater...

Paris Airport Constructs Wetlands Solution to Winter Pollutants

Geotextile Tube Dewatering
Geotextile tubes are made of high-strength, permeable geotextile that, when filled with a slurry, allow water to drain from the tubes while retaining the solids. They can be prefabricated...

Buried Streams Export More Nitrate Than Do Open Streams, Study Finds

Colorado Pollution Spill Prompts Congress to Reexamine Abandoned Mine Lands

Identification of a Class of Nonlinear Dynamic System

Senate Bill Aims to Prevent Chemical Contamination of Surface Water

Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Partially Saturated Soils
Increased interest in protection of the environment has led to a need to be able to predict long-term movement of moisture, and contaminants, in the vicinity of shallow land disposal sites...

Titanium Manufacturer Enters Consent Decree Addressing Alleged PCB Contamination

Toledo Water Crisis Highlights Need to Reduce Phosphorus in Lake Erie

EPA Selects Dredging and Capping to Address Contamination in New York's Grasse River

The Geoengineering of Contaminated Sediments

Groundwater Contamination to Cost Billions, Persist for Decades, NRC Says

Dredging of Contaminated Sediment in New Jersey's Passaic River to Begin

 

 

 

 

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