1995: Where the Past (Paleoflood Hydrology) Meets the Present, Understanding Maximum Flooding
Paleoflood hydrology has become accepted in the scientific, engineering, and regulatory communities and increasingly is being used to complement engineering hydrology throughout the Rocky...

Water Resources Investigation Along Salt River in Phoenix and Tempe Area
The Salt River originates in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona and drains westward through the Phoenix metropolitan area to its confluence with the Gila River approximately 15 miles...

Debris Flow Events at Mountainous Creeks near Santiago, Chile- Hydrologic Analysis
One of the most important aspects in relation to peak flows magnitudes generated in mountainous catchments at the western side of the Andes facing the city of Santiago, Chile (latitude...

Operational Aspects of Warning
Uzbekistan is referred to as the region where the most dangerous natural phenomena are: mudfloods, floods, and avalanches. During the last decades the areas of their manifestation were...

A Paradox at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Colorado: Benefits of Applied Research
The Rocky Mountain Arsenal (RMA), which is located north of Denver, Colorado, was a manufacturing site for chemical weapons during World War II and pesticides for several decades after...

Reservoir Sediment Management Practices of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (Department), which includes the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, owns and operates 15 major flood control dams. Most of these...

Debris Basin Design Procedures
Debris basins are widely used in the southwestern areas of the United States, with the majority of the structures located in the Southern California area. More and more development is...

Flash Floods and Their Warning in Vietnam
At present, in Vietnam flash floods occur on small mountainous catchments and cause considerable damage to lives and property, to the national economy, and to the environment. The flash-flood...

Interdisciplinary Research of Mountainous Areas: Past, Present, and Future
In the past few years, there has been a growing recognition internationally, of a need to better understand hydrometeorologic, hydraulic, sedimentologic, geomorphic processes in gravel-,...

Glacier-Generated Floods and Debris Flows
Sudden release of glacially impounded water causes catastrophic floods, known as outburst floods, and ocasionally spawn debris flows that pose significant hazards in mountainous areas....

The 1995 Flood in Southeastern Norway—Operational Forecasting, Warning, and Monitoring of a 200-Year Flood
The southeastern part of Norway experienced during the 1995 spring the highest flood recorded since the devastating flood in July 1789. The snow storage was at the end of April 30 to 50...

River Dnister Pollution with Toxic Waste as a Result of Accident at Potassium Fertilizers Factory
River Dnister has a length of 1,352 km. Its spring is situated in Carpathian Mountains at the height of more than 900 m. Dnister runs across the territory of Ukraine and Moldova Republic...

Design Modification of Water Supply Intakes in Mountainous Regions
Existing river intakes for several water treatment plants in the mountainous areas of western Venezuela have experienced severe difficulties with deposition of sediment. Excessive sediment...

Floodplain Management in Los Angeles County
Los Angeles is located in a geologically young area of the western United States. It is characterized by highly erodible, steep mountains and flat alluvial plains. Located in a semi-arid...

Who Springs for Water?
Many questions have been raised about the future of water quality and maintenance. The Rocky Mountain Institute has created a report with four scenarios, each based on whether the government...

A Landslide of Litigation
Recently in Dana Point, Calif. a hillside road-widening project turned into a mountain of litigation when crews unknowingly cut open the slope toe downhill of residences. Design consultants...

Mapping History
Difficult, environmentally sensitive terrain combined with the fact that Canadian Western Natural Gas's new Banff pipeline will be laid in archaeologically rich ground posed a challenge...

Rocky Mountain HOV
In 1988, Colorado DOT and the firm of Daniel, Mann, Johnson, & Mendenhall, Denver, the oversight consultant on the project, set out to bring the highway up-to-date and promote...

Wolford Mountain Reservoir Successful Navigation of the Regulatory, Environmental and Financial Impediments to Impoundments

Plant Automation of the Rocky Mountain Pumped-Storage Project

 

 

 

 

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