Development of an Expert System for Urban Runoff
The U.S. EPA's Storm Water Management Model, SWMM, (Version 4.20, 1988) is a comprehensive water quality and quantity mathematical model for simulation of urban runoff in storm and combined...

Sacramento Drainage Manual—Hydrologic Procedures
For a period of over two years, HDR Engineering, Inc. (HDR) and HYDMET have been working with the City and County of Sacramento to develop a Drainage Manual. This Manual contains seven...

Implementation of Storm Water Management Programs in the California Land Development Process
One of the most powerful and encompassing tools for introducing storm water management programs to land development is through California's general plan process. California cities and...

Case History: 100-Year Flood Event in San Francisco
San Francisco experienced a 100-year storm in the winter of 1981-2. This is a report of the flooding damage from this event and the actions that the City took to resolve the flooding problems....

Microtunneling with PVC Pipe
PVC is a suitable and economical product for sewer system construction. However, in the past, utilization of PVC sewer pipe in microtunneling was impossible due to axial thrust load limitations...

Flow Study of In-Service Sanitary Sewers Rehabilitated with Insitupipe
In an effort to define the flow characteristics of sanitary sewer segments rehabilitated with Insituform under normal in-service conditions, Insituform of North America, Inc. (currently...

Joint Outfall H Relief Trunk Sewer System
The Joint Outfall 'H' Relief Trunk Sewer System consists of the construction of 11.3 kilometers (7 miles) of polyvinyl chloride lined reinforced concrete pipe varying in diameter from...

Concrete Pipe for Sanitary Sewers Corrosion Protection Update
Significant advances have been made in the last decade in the area of sanitary sewer design techniques. Some of the most important advances have been in the prediction and prevention of...

Caustic Spray for Sewer Crown Corrosion Control
A novel method to control sewer crown corrosion which involves spray application of a caustic solution to the sewer crown is described. Corrosion control using this concept is based on...

The Heights-Hilltop Interceptor An Ongoing Success

The Big Pipe: Design and Construction of the South Bay Land Outfall in San Diego, California

Management of Sewer System Rehabilitation for the Overflow Abatement Program in Nashville, Tennessee
To comply with a state order to abate overflows of wastewater from the sanitary sewerage system, the Nashville, Tennessee, Metropolitan Department of Water and Sewerage Services has undertaken...

Television and Scanning Sonar in Seattle Metro's Siphons and Brick Sewers
Comprehensive and often costly investigations are required in order to identify performance deficiencies of the pipeline in sewer systems, particularly when sewers in excess of 48-inch...

Trenchless Track Record
Ottawa is a leading user of trenchless technology for sewer rehabilitation projects. The municipality has nearly a decade's worth of experience with at least nine different...

Slip-Lining Solution
Grouting the annular space between a corroded sewer pipe and newly installed liner pipe is a stage of a typical sewer line rehabilitation project which contains hidden problems and difficulties....

The Big No-Dig
As part of the Boston Harbor cleanup project, engineers will have the opportunity to make a rare, side-by-side comparison of open-cut construction and no-dig technology during the Wellesley...

Integrated GIS Solutions with Civil Engineering Projects

Implementation of the NPDES Storm Water Regulations by Municipalities in the San Francisco Bay Area
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) final rule for storm water discharge regulation under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requires municipalities...

Jefferson Parish Storm Water Management
Jefferson Parish has been identified as an urban area requiring a municipal storm water NPDES permit. Jefferson is now in the progress of completing its Part 1 permit applications and...

Calibration and Validation of the Storm Water Management Model to the Providence Area Combined Sewer System
This paper exemplifies the calibration and validation of the EPA Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) to one drainage area within the Providence (RI) area combined sewer overflow system....

 

 

 

 

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