Economic Efficiency of Regulations for Allocation and Control of Surface Water Withdrawals in Humid Regions
This paper proposes several alternative regulatory instruments for the allocation of flowing water and evaluates these instruments with respect to economic efficiency for a hypothetical...

Are Erosion Control Programs Reducing Sedimentation?
In the Midwest, the USEPA National Watershed Monitoring Program is determining the effectiveness of land management strategies to improve water quality and biological diversity. The illinois...

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...

Status Report — Task Committee on GIS Models and Distributed Models of the Watershed
In recognition of the trend toward the adoption of geographic information system (GIS) technology in analyzing hydrologic problems and the obvious applications of GIS in incorporating...

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...

An Introduction to Taipei Suburban Sewage Collection and Treatment Systems
Taipei Suburban Sewerage System covers the lower Tansui River Basin located in Northern Taiwan The planning area (excluding Municipality of Taipei) consists of 14 township in Taipei County...

Development of a Hydrologic Model with Both Spatially Distributed and Physically Based Capabilities
A distributed hydrologic model is developed at The Pennsylvania State University for use with rasterized data bases. The purpose of the Terrestrial Hydrologic Model or THM is to investigate...

Influence of Flooding Events on Suspended Matter Quality of the Meuse River (The Netherlands)
Flooding events of the Rhine and Meuse Rivers have struck The Netherlands in 1993 and 1995. In the Meuse River basin, the river forelands have been widely used for housing and agro-industrial...

Water-Related Hazards: India's Experiences
The geographical position of India (N 8° and 37°; E 70° and 97°) and its physical features are such that a variety of climatic conditions prevail over different parts of the country. Its...

Mixing Processes in the Dangava River Estuary
The aim of this report is to present main changes in the hydrology of the Daugava River estuary after its natural water flow became regulated and to present a simple physical model of...

Changes in Ground Water—Surface Water Interaction in the Santa Ana River Caused by Independent Water Resources Management Activities
For the past 18 years, ground water artificially-stored in the Chino Basin, has been managed as a zero-interest bank account. Recent water resources management studies show that losses...

Water Quality Enhancement Using Subsurface Detention
While underground detention systems have gained wide acceptance in the quantitative treatment of stormwater runoff, the potential exists for substantial water quality improvement. Although...

Impacts of Climate Change in the Missouri River Basin
The Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) is being used as a base model to simulate the Missouri River basin for prediction of the impacts of climate change on water resources in the region....

Water Balance of the Niger Basin
A map-based method is used to construct a monthly water balance model of the 2.3 million km Niger River basin in West Africa. The watersheds and stream network within the basin are derived...

BASINS—A GIS-linked Watershed Analysis and Modeling Tool
Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources (BASINS) is a GIS based tool developed by EPA's Office of Water to help States target and evaluate water...

Groundwater Recharge with Reclaimed Water Another Step Closer to Potable Reuse
California.s water supply is becoming increasingly unreliable, and investments to make water more reliable must be seriously investigated. In this arid region of Southern California, reclaimed...

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...

Third Party Impacts of Proposed Water Banking in the Colorado River Basin
Colorado River water is allocated to the seven Basin states based on a set of legal entitlements. Little flexibility is explicitly granted for addressing water shortages to particular...

Strategies for Operation of Orange County Water District Talbert Seawater Intrusion Barrier, California
Heavy groundwater production in the area of coastal Orange County accounts for large seasonal fluctuations in water levels that can cause groundwater gradients to reverse seasonally. The...

Restoration Design for Urban Streams: Anacostia River Basin, Maryland
Several stream restoration projects have been undertaken by the Army Corps of Engineers in the Maryland portion of the Anacostia River basin. Measures used include bank stabilization,...

 

 

 

 

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