Modeling and Measuring Sediment Transport for River Restoration and Dam Removal

The Watershed and River Systems Management Program

Book Review: Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature by Sandra Postel and Brian Richter, Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2003

Book Review: Inventing the Charles River by Karl Haglund. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2003

Headcut Analysis for Off-Channel Gravel Pits in Arid Environments
The study focuses on a large gravel pit located adjacent to the Santa Cruz River between the confluences with the Rillito and Canada del Oro rivers in Tucson, Arizona. These gravel pits...

Estimating the Return Period of Multiyear Droughts
Characterizing the return period of hydrologic events has been an important subject in water resources planning and management studies for many decades. The alternative approach has been...

Stochastic Analysis of the Truckee River Flow System
The Truckee River system is a complex system that involves a number of hydraulic structures such as natural and artificial lakes and reservoirs and diversions. Streamflow data have been...

Erratum for River Renaissance

Evaluation of Anchor Wall Systems' Landmark Reinforced Soil Wall System
With T.C. Mirafi's Miragrid & Miratex Geogrid Reinforcement —Final Report
This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capability and limitations of the Landmark/Mirafi System for use as a technically viable precast MSE retaining...

Review of Stabilization of Clays and Expansive Soils in Pavements and Lightly Loaded Structures—History, Practice, and Future
Expansive clay soils—those that change significantly in volume with changes in water content—are the cause of distortions to structures that cost taxpayers several billion dollars annually...

Fate of TCE in Phytoremediation Systems
The phytoremediation of trichloroethylene (TCE) and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) has been developed from a mere concept to full applications over the past decade. However, the...

Decision Support System for Daily Real-Time Operations in the Geum River Basin, Korea
A joint international collaboration between the Korea Water Resources Corporation (KOWACO) and Colorado State University (CSU) has resulted in development of a decision support system...

The Pocono Creek Goals-Based Watershed Management Pilot Study-Phase 2
Phase 2 of the Pocono Creek Pilot Study begins with focusing on the issues identified in Phase 1 and prioritizing them on a watershed wide scale. The Pocono Project worked through the...

Sediment Remediation at the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River
A sediment removal action was conducted in the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River to address sediments containing polychlorinated biphenyls(PCBs) at concentrations up to 74,000 mg/kg....

Application of the NRC Framework for Evaluation of Remedial Actions at a PCB Contaminated Sediment Site
The National Research Council recently proposed that the framework of the Presidents/Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management be applied to the selection and implementation...

A Culvert for Abram Creek
To enable Cleveland's airport to expand, a mile-long section of stream located within a deep, steep ravine needed to be buried. The resulting culvert required a design that...

Book Review: Value Stream Management for the Lean Office: Eight Steps to Planning, Mapping, and Sustaining Lean Improvements in Administrative Areas by Don Tapping and Tom Shuker. New York: Productivity Press, 2002

Neponset Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration Project
This project was initiated to examine the feasibility of restoring fish passage, aquatic habitat and riparian habitat on the downstream reach of the Neponset River in Milton and Boston,...

Book Review of Geotechnical Testing, Observation, and Documentation; Subsurface Drainage for Slope Stabilization; Selected Geotechnical Papers of James K. Mitchell

A River Runs through It
The new stadium under construction for the New England Patriots is architecturally and structurally unique, but it is also attracting attention for another reason: the restoration of a...

 

 

 

 

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