Managing Sediments in Reservoirs at FERC
Reservoir siltation has negative effects on water resource development projects. The impact of sedimentation on FERC's licensed hydropower developments is often quite significant....

Reduction of Sediment Loads in DEC Streams
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Demonstration Erosion Control (DEC) project is actively involved in the stabilization and restoration of many drastically disturbed incising streams in...

Water Use Recession in San Diego Region
Water use in the San Diego region was studied using historical records collected over a period of a half century. The results indicated that the water use in this region was historically...

Development of Islandwide Groundwater Pollution Potential for Taiwan
Using the modified DRASTIC and existing and newly surveyed data, groundwater pollution potentials for all 10 groundwater basins in Taiwan were calculated on 2 km by 2 km grids. This paper...

Transboundary Diversions, Water Law and Property Rights
Meeting water supply needs associated with population growth will require the increasing use of transboundary diversions of water. To regulate and control these diversions, both eastern...

Development and Implementation of a Capital Improvement Program for a Small Water Utility
The City of Las Cruces water utilities is being exposed to accelerated population growth and is faced with inadequate capital infrastructure to meet increasing demands. The City's...

Sims Bayou: The Public Speaks—The Corps Listens
After about ten years of coordinating, planning, engineering, and design, advertising the first construction contract for the Sims Bayou flood control project was only months away. At...

The Management Improvement Program: A Model to Improve the Performance of Irrigated Agriculture
In 1991, the USDA-Agricultural Research Service U. S. Water Conservation Laboratory (USWCL) and a coalition of federal, state, and county agencies initiated a project to develop and test...

The HEC NexGen Software Development Project
The NexGen project is developing successor software packages to the existing family of HEC computer programs. Development is occurring via teams comprised of technical specialists, computer...

Acquisition and Restoration of a Drainage District in the Snohomish River Valley
The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of the efforts by Snohomish County to acquire a drainage district (Drainage District 6) in the lower Snohomish River valley and restore...

Commercial Wetland Mitigation Banking
Wetland mitigation banking, although practiced for more than fifteen years, is a concept just beginning to be widely embraced and implemented as an important wetlands regulatory and management...

Seawater Intrusion Solutions for the Salinas Valley
Seawater intrusion has been occurring in the aquifers of the Salinas Valley ground water basin for more than 40 years. Two capital projects that will help reduce the rate of seawater intrusion...

Analyzing Water Balances and Ranking Maryland's Watersheds Related to Growth, Development and Loss of Habitat
One hundred thirty three watersheds comprising the entire state were analyzed for surface and ground water balance. Census population figures (1990) were allocated to the watersheds. Population...

Construction Project Control through Risk Management

Managing Interdisciplinary Project Teams through the Web

Adaptation of Barcode Technology for Construction Project Control

Strategies for Remediation Managers
Since the early 1980s the environmental business has focused on avoiding loss. Today the industry is experiencing a paradigm shift toward creating value, and this is impacting the way...

Sticking with the Web
After a slow start, engineers are rapidly claiming their territory on the World Wide Web. Here's a look at what they're doing and what they hope to gain—along...

A Boom in Thailand
In the last decade, Thailand has seen a tremendous economic upswing, and the population of Bangkok has exploded. With this boom comes great opportunities to develop infrastructure, as...

Preparing for Project Management
This chapter serves as an introduction to the book and project management in general....

 

 

 

 

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