The Water Resources Development Act for Restoration of Urban Waterway Superfund Sites
The objective of this paper is to provide information for interested parties to use in their evaluation of WRDA as a potential authority for completion of sediment remediation and restoration...

Monitored Natural Recovery and Dredging Decision Analysis at Bellingham Bay, Washington
The Whatcom Waterway Site, located within inner Bellingham Bay, Washington consists of intertidal and subtidal aquatic lands within and adjacent to the Whatcom Waterway in Bellingham,...

Rebuilding an Island
Following centuries of rising sea levels and pounding waves, almost all of Poplar Island had, by the 1990s, been lost to erosion in the Chesapeake Bay. Today the land is on its way back,...

Storm-Water Strategy
Water pollution laws are certainly nothing new, but increased public scrutiny, beach closures, and media coverage—particularly in Orange County, California—have placed new pressures on...

Re-Publication of Important Documents of the ASCE Urban Water Resources Research Council

Sewer (Asset) Inspection and Condition Assessment Tools Required, Benefits Realized and Lessons Learned
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (District) owns, operates and maintains a vast interceptor sewer system that serves the City of Cleveland and all or parts of 58 suburban communities....

Shape of Storm Pollutograph from the Four Different Rural Watersheds
(Abstract only) Just as a hydrograph describes the flow rate of water for a storm event, a pollutograph shows the rate at which pollutants dissolved or suspended in the runoff are transported....

Implementation of the Phase II Stormwater NPDES Permits
In the 1987 amendments to the Clean Water Act, Congress directed the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a permitting framework under the National Pollutant...

How the Impacts of Urbanization Are Being Addressed in the Los Angeles River Watershed
Due to an increased interest and concern about the Los Angeles urban environment, studies have begun to focus on the local water cycle and the impact of impervious land on the Los Angeles...

Design Considerations for the North Railroad Alluvial Fan Levee System in Boulder City, Nevada
This paper presents a drainage study for a flood control levee system in Boulder City, Nevada. This levee system is located below an alluvial fan watershed and was proposed to protect...

Application of Simulated Annealing for Integrated Urban Water Systems: Infrastructure, Treatment and Re-Use Optimization
Escalating costs in providing water supply, waste water and storm water infrastructure and community concerns over the environmental impact of water harvesting and effluent disposal, have...

Rediscovering the Lost City
Since 1994, Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., of Wright Water Engineers, in Denver, has been studying evidence of civil engineering at the ruins of Machu Picchu—an ancient Inca city in the Andes...

A Grand New Bridge
Approximately 65 km south of Seoul, rising above the Asan Bay, the Seohae Grand Bridge now stands as the longest bridge in South Korea. The 9.4 km long cable-stayed bridge, which runs...

Ancient Concept, Modern Context
For several centuries, Bibliotheca Alexandrina was the cultural center of the Western world. It was built by the heirs of Alexander the Great some 2,400 years ago and burned, some say...

Foundations and Ground Improvement in the Urban Environment

Embankment Construction in an Urban Environment: The Interstate 15 Experience

Design and Construction of a Jet-Grouted Excavation Support Wall in an Urban Environment

Bell's Bridge Rehabilitation
Bell's Bridge carries Tidewater Drive, a major urban arterial in the City of Norfolk, Virginia, over Wayne Creek, a tributary of the Lafayette River. During a routine inspection in 1995,...

Returning to the Source
One hundred years ago, Las Vegas was a dry, dusty dot on the map with a population of only 100. The city grew up to become perhaps the gambling capital of the world, and more recently...

The Long Arch
The proposed long-arch method of constructing large underground chambers is a novel variation of well-established cellular construction methods. But each cell is arch-shaped and is independent...

 

 

 

 

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