Effect of Agricultural Drainage on Water Quality in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada
Drainage has been used in the northeastern U.S. since colonial times. It has only been since the 1970s subsurface drains have been installed at a significant rate in Quebec. Drainage in...

Experimental Study of Adfreeze Heaving of Augered Caisson Footings
In order to establish the required depth of augered caisson-type footings in cold regions and their optimal design against adfreeze heaving, an experimental field investigation has been...

A Turbulence Model for Transverse Mixing in Rivers
A two length-scale turbulence model is developed to simulate transverse mixing prosesses in rivers. The dispersion of the effluent from the MUC (Montreal Urban Community) sewage treatment...

Risk Management in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods—The Influence of Public Perception A Discussion
In 1988, a fire at Saint-Basile-le-Grand, Quebec involving a PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) warehouse sparked continuing controversy which included a two-week evacuation of residents....

Focus Towards Partnership—Saguenay Marine Park Joint Management Test Case
This paper presents the recent trends in parks' establishment in Canada. It focusses on the Saguenay Marine Park where Government of Canada and Government of Quebec have joined...

An Outstanding Marine Area in the Saint Lawrence Estuary
On April 6, 1990, the federal and Quebec governments signed an historic agreement for the establishment of a marine park at the confluence of the Saguenay fjord and the Saint Lawrence...

First Experience Concerning the Seismic Behaviour of an Electric Power System in Eastern North America
The November 25, 1988, Saguenay earthquake of magnitude MbLg=6.5 occurred in the province of Quebec, Canada....

The Church on Stilts
Christ Church Cathedral is an Anglican church situated in the heart of downtown Montreal. Constructed in 1859, it is a perfect example of English neogothic architecture, characterized...

Application of Principal-Component Analysis to Long-Term Reservoir Management
Determining the optimal long-term operating policy of a multireservoir power system requires solution of a stochastic nonlinear programming problem. The paper presents a very efficient...

Brief Description of Castor Software for Management of Reservoir Systems
The CASTOR group, started in 1984 at Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada), is a major software development project for an integrated CAD system related to hydro projects. Based on...

First 10 Years of Operation of The La Grande Hydroelectric Complex
The first turbine of the La Grande hydroelectric Complex (Quebec, Canada) was commissioned in october 1979. Since then, five reservoirs, two rivers diversions, three power stations with...

Multisite Hydrocomplex Optimization
A multisite complex is analysed in northern Quebec to decide the level of equipment needed that will supply firm energy at the best possible unitary price. Four possible sites were chosen...

Finite Element Analyses of the St. Alban Test Embankments
Finite element analyses were performed of three embankments on sensitive clay that were constructed to failure at St. Alban, Quebec. One of the embankments was reinforced with flat-lying...

Trickle Irrigation of Peppers in Eastern Canada
A field study was conducted in Southern Quebec to determine the response of bell pepper plants to four irrigation treatments combined with three nitrogen fertilizer rates. The amount of...

Flow Around Islands in Rupert Bay: An Investigation of the Bed Friction Effect
Aerial photographs of transverse shear flows around islands in Rupert Bay, a shallow and turbid estuary in northern Quebec, were studied for effect of bed friction. The island wake depends...

Frazil Ice Problems in Intakes at Montreal
Intakes located in reaches of the St. Lawrence River that stay open all winter can be subjected to frazil ice formation for nearly three months. The City of Montreal intake is a key example...

Concrete and Soil-Cement for Shore Protection in the Province of Quebec

Rock Engineering: La Grande Complex, Quebec
Rock engineering has played an important role in the design and construction management of the La Grande Complex, a 13,75O MW hydroelectric development in the James Bay area of northern...

Integrated Control of Combined Sewer Regulators
Integrated operation was simulated of 10 dynamic combined sewer regulators on a Montreal interceptor. Generally, when no in-line or other in-system storage can be called upon, advantage...

Cold Region Construction Practice in the La Grande Complex - Phase I, Quebec, Canada

 

 

 

 

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