Effects of a Mountain on the Motion of a Layer of Cold Air

Fired Up at Fort Drum
The U.S. Army's first major privatization contract was signed for design, construction, operation and ownership of the Fort Drum powerplant at the newly constructed base for...

Dams Reborn
The need to rehabilitate dams without draining their valuable reservoirs is impacting the way the Bureau of Reclamation makes modifications. There are no two better examples of this than...

Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction for Reservoir Design and Flash Flood Management
A portable, interactive weather prediction system (PIWPS), which runs on a desktop workstation, has been developed and tested on several heavy precipitation events in the Rocky Mountains,...

Sedimentation in Mud Mountain Reservoir at High Discharge
Mud Mountain Dam is a single purpose flood control project completed in 1948 on the White River in the State of Washington. The White River drains the northern and northeastern slopes...

Hydraulic Design of Mud Mountain Dam Outlet Works Modifications
Mud Mountain Dam is a single-purpose flood control project located on the White River in western Washington State. The existing flood control outlet works consist of an upstream controlled...

Ghost Dam Safety Evaluation
Ghost Development, owned and operated by TransAlta Utilities, is near the eastern margin of the Rocky Mountain Foothills, approximately 33 km northwest of Calgary, Alberta. The development...

Geology and Hydrofacture, Moose River Power Tunnel, New York
The Moose River Hydroelectric Project, Lyonsdale, New York, is constructed in Precambrian gneiss of the western Adirondack Mountains. A key element of the project was construction and...

Linking Salt Lake City with Six Mountain Resorts

Grouse Mountain Aerial Tramway

Arbuckle Mountain Hydro Vertical-Axis Fish Screens
Fish screens to exclude small fry and debris at remote sites such as Arbuckle Mountain Hydroelectric Plant post unique design considerations to satisfy criteria established by fisheris...

Green Mountain Power Corporation Bolton Falls Hydroelectric Project
The project proceeded through preliminary design, FERC licensing, and into detailed design, following its selection as one of seven low-head redevelopment projects to be partially funded...

TBM Tunnel Friction Values for the Kerckhoff 2 Project
In the mid-1970's Pacific Gas and Electric Company began design of the Kerckhoff 2 Hydroelectric Project, which supplements the Kerckhoff 1 project built in 1919. The Kerckhoff...

Mountain Jungle Intakes—Design and Model Study
Nine intakes of various sizes and designs supply water to the two high head power plants in the Sungai Piah Hydroelectric Development in Malaysia. The intakes are located on steep mountain...

Our Municipal Water System Has Power
Hydroelectric potential exists in the Boulder, Colorado municipal water system. Excess pressure is developed in the water system because the water originates in the Rocky Mountains, west...

Take Back the Land
Municipal sludge applied to land devastated by strip mining has brought thousands of acres of Ohio, Illinois and Pennsylvania land back to life. After two years of testing at a Palmerton,...

Adjustment of Mountain Stream Channels to Flow Regime Alteration, Preliminary Analysis
One aspect of instream flow regimes being actively debated is the need for channel maintenance of flushing flows. However, little quantitative information exists as to how different types...

Emergency Response to the 1983 Debris Flows Along Utah's Wasatch Front
The wet cycle experienced in Utah culminated in approximately one thousand landslide triggered debris flows caused by rapid melt of unprecedented snow accumulation in the Wasatch Mountains,...

Control of Groundwater Contamination: Case Studies
Engineered solutions to groundwater contamination problems are being proposed at many hazardous waste sites, yet the effectiveness and long-term reliability of many of these proposed solutions...

The Oregon Coast Aquarium — A Case Study
The Oregon Coast Aquarium, to be located in Newport, OR. , has been carefully developing over the past five years. Proposed as a coastal interpretive center, it will trace a water droplet...

 

 

 

 

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