Using Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts to Support Operation of TVA's Reservoir System, The First Year's Experience

Timber Pile Length Determination Using a Nondestructive Technique
Determining timber pile length is critical when evaluating the potential effects of scour and for determining pile capacity. Unfortunately, records of timber pile lengths are typically...

Seismic Fragility Analysis of Sheahan Pumping Building
This paper presents a seismic fragility analysis of the Sheahan pumping building located in Memphis, Tennessee. In the analysis, seismic response is determined from the response spectrum...

Geographically Distributed Decision Support; The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) TERRA System
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has a long history of managing the water provided by the Tennessee River and its tributaries. TVA is responsible for such diverse water interests as...

A Physically-Based Model of Channel Widening
The application of many existing models of river channel morphology is limited by their inability to account for bank erosion and changing channel width through time. This paper outlines...

Non-Point Pollution Loadings and their Impacts on Tennessee Valley Reservoirs
This is a three-year study which began in March 1992. The project has focused on inflow streams entering storage projects including Douglas, Cherokee, South Holston, Watauga, Norris, Chatuge,...

The Use of COGO/GIS in the Route 58 Corridor Development Study: A Case Study
This paper is a case study in the utilization of COGO and GIS software for the Route 58 Corridor Development Program in Southwest Virginia. The planning effort included the evaluation...

Tennessee's Integrated Rural Transit Microcomputer Software
The Tennessee Department of transportation (TDOT) entered into a research contract with Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee to develop an integrated series of programs...

Impacts of Climate Change on Evapotranspiration and Runoff in the Tennessee River Basin
Recent climate change studies using general circulation models demonstrated the potential for a 1 to 3°C warming in North America, as well as increases in precipitation and evaporation...

Application of 3DFEMWATER to Assess Capping Alternatives at a Steep-Slope Hazardous Waste Disposal Site

Supply of Large Woody Debris in a Stream Channel
The amount of large woody debris that potentially could be transported to bridge sites was assessed in the basin of the West Harpeth River in Tennessee in the fall of 1992. The assessment...

Integration of Environmental Management with Reservoir and Power System Operations
Two examples related to the Tennessee Valley Authority's reservoir and power systems operation with environmental performance and management as major goals are given in this paper. One...

Chatuge Hydroproject Aerating Infuser Physical Model Study
The Tennessee Valley Authority is investigating the feasibility of a dual purpose reregulation and aeration weir to increase the dissolved oxygen in water releases and to provide continuous...

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...

Waterpower '93
This proceedings contains the papers presented at the Waterpower '93 conference held in Nashville, Tennessee, August 10-13, 1993. The conference brought together owners, planners,...

Regulation of Flow Downstream of Weirs
Reregulation weirs are one means adopted by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to provide continuous improved minimum flow and wetted area for aquatic life downstream if hydroprojects...

Integrated Assessment of Temperature Change Impacts on the TVA Reservoir and Power Supply Systems

Seismic Hazard Along a Central U.S. Oil Pipeline
An integrated approach is used to evaluate seismic hazards at six sites where pipeline 22 crosses the major rivers in West Tennessee. On the basis of historical and instrumental data,...

Migration of Spilled Oil from Ruptured Underground Crude Oil Pipelines in the Memphis Area
This study evaluated the impact of an oil pipeline rupture in the recharge area of a West Tennessee aquifer. Two potential break locations were chosen in the alluvial valley of a main...

Estimation of Travel Related Inputs to Air Quality Models
A major contribution to air pollution is vehicular travel, i.e., mobile sources. The estimation of pollutant emissions due to vehicular travel is a major task of air quality modeling....

 

 

 

 

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