Solving the Innovation Puzzle
Challenges Facing the U.S. Design & Construction Industry
This book provides a first-hand perspective of innovation in the design and construction industry. Solving the Innovation Puzzle outlines the...

Westlake Farms Demonstration Wetlands A Cooperative Effort
This paper describes the process for establishing a wetlands complex to evaluate environmental issues that could not be answered without the operation of a large demonstration project....

The Management and Policies of the BECC
The purpose of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) is to help preserve, protect, and enhance the environment of the border region in order to advance the well-being of...

Flood Control Studies for Arizona Communities
Severe flooding in the winter of 1992/1993 produced severe flooding across the State of Arizona. Damages were widespread and significant. Total public and private damages are estimated...

ASCE Regulated Riparian Code and Florida's Regulated Riparian Experience: The Role for Voluntary Reallocation
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) model state water code for states under riparian common law offers a comprehensive administrative permitting process for allocating water...

Partnerships for Diversity in Water Resources Education
Environmental industry partnerships for education offer excellent opportunities to leverage public investments and actions to attack three linked problems: underrepresentation of women...

Privatization and Water Supply/Treatment Projects
Privatization is often mentioned as a way to get much needed, but difficult to finance infrastructure projects delivered for both developed and developing countries. However, the suitability...

Big Business
Prior to the 1990s, there were few mergers in the environmental engineering consulting industry. Growth and profitability were generally sufficient to compensate owners and employees and...

An Irresistible Offer
An unusual case of public-private financing of part of a Florida beltway is described, in which developers along an unfinished section of the road paid for preliminary design that provided...

Action Plan
An Enhanced Building Technology Evaluation Process
Prepared by the Partnership for Building Innovation of CERF. Sponsored by CERF; National Institute of Standards and Technology; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; U.S. Department...

Partnering with the Enemy
When you think of EPA and a major corporation, you probably envision them squaring off in court over a Superfund site. But these days representatives from the two groups are just as likely...

The Toll Road That Wouldn't Die
When government and business leaders scooped the first shovelfuls of earth from a field near Dulles International Airport on September 29, 1993, it marked the start of construction on...

What Price Congestion Management?
Congestion pricing--the idea that, when more people want to use a road, they should pay (or pay more) for the privilege--was dismissed in the 1950s and rejected in the 1970s in the U.S....

Regulation of Private Sewage Disposal Systems

Integrated River Basin Management in Latin America

The Development of a Private, Centralized Spent Fuel Storage Facility

Non-Fuel Assembly Components: 10 CFR 61.55 Classification for Waste Disposal Using ORIGEN2

Engineering a Place in Cyberspace
The engineering profession is only now entering the Internet—e-mail addresses are appearing on some engineers' business cards, but very few engineering or construction firms...

Partnerships in Federal Hydropower

Technical Evaluation of Hydroelectric Facilities in Peru

 

 

 

 

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