Development of a Regional Atmospheric-Hydrologic Model for the Study of Climate Change in California
An integrated model of atmospheric and hydrologic processes at regional scale over California has been developed in order to translate the large scale atmospheric conditions of critical...

Environmental Planning for Water Resources Development, Cuatro Cienegas Region, Coahuila, Mexico
In 1983, biological experts met at the 16th Conference on Desert Fishes at the University of Arizona. They concluded that the Cuatro Ciénegas region of Coahuila, Mexico was one of the...

Pipe Network Analysis and Design in Developing Regions. Case Study: Novokuznetsk, Siberia
Pipe network analysis, design and optimization in developing countries poses some unique problems, yet, is of paramount importance. Under these conditions, there is frequently only sparse...

Regional Groundwater Management with Health Risk Assessment
A regional groundwater system may have several areas which are contaminated with organic chemicals. In general, the objective of groundwater management is to supply the demand for water...

Optimizing Municipal Wastewater Treatment in Cold Climates: Scale, Process and Benefits
Although conventional wisdom demands large, centralized facilities for municipal sewage treatment, much has recently been made of the potential of low tech, decentralized systems for wastewater...

Quantitative Monitoring of Plata River Basin Waters
The governments of Argentina, Bolivia. Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, represented in the First Extraordinary Meeting of Chancellors of the Nations bordering the Plata River Basin, held...

The Management and Policies of the BECC
The purpose of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) is to help preserve, protect, and enhance the environment of the border region in order to advance the well-being of...

A Study into Effectiveness of Urban Best Management Practises
The author present an ongoing research project into the effectiveness of two wetland Best Management Practises. The research methodology and site setup are presented. The research objective...

Testing and Effectiveness of a New Urban BMP Stormceptor®*
Stormwater management for water quality control, pollution prevention and pretreatment can be a difficult problem for the development design professional, a costly and time consuming problem...

Emerging Concepts for Management of Salinity and Drainage in Irrigated Regions
The purpose of this paper is to very briefly highlight some physical and design concepts important to management of salinity and drainage in irrigated regions in an environmentally sensitive...

Design and Implementation of On-Farm Surface Drainage Projects in the Humid Tropics of Mexico
In the humid tropics of southeastern Mexico, the Mexican National Water Commission (CNA) has constructed a network of collector drains for stormwater runoff removal. At the same time the...

Alternative Urban Flood Control
The hydrological impact of urban growth on urban ecology, water resources, and specifically on urban flooding has been profound. Urban growth in Iran, assuming the continuation of past...

Water Use Recession in San Diego Region
Water use in the San Diego region was studied using historical records collected over a period of a half century. The results indicated that the water use in this region was historically...

An Introduction to Taipei Suburban Sewage Collection and Treatment Systems
Taipei Suburban Sewerage System covers the lower Tansui River Basin located in Northern Taiwan The planning area (excluding Municipality of Taipei) consists of 14 township in Taipei County...

United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Perspectives on the Management Improvement Program As a Vehicle for Integrated Resource Planning
The USBR's Lower Colorado Regional Office (LCR) in Boulder City, Nevada, co-sponsored the first application of the Management Improvement Program (MIP) in an irrigation district...

Waste of Water Is Costly. Why Not Use an Accurate Flow Monitoring System?
Water becomes more and more a precious good. Therefore the exact measurement of flow of water, the management of water and process control in connection with water will become more and...

Zonification of Areas with Inundation Risk by Means of Mathematical Modeling in the Rosario Region, Argentina
Water course flood valleys are often being subjected to processes of urbanization that take place in several big cities of the world. Therefore, urban planning strategies based on hydric...

Resettlement of the Three Gorges Project in China
The Three Gorges Project (TGP), the biggest one in China, is now formally under construction, whose resettlement attracts world-wide attention. Thus introduced in this paper are resettlement...

Identification of Regional (Third Party) Impacts Associated with the Truckee River Operating Agreement
This paper focuses on problems and solutions encountered to identify regional impacts of the Truckee River Operating Agreement (TROA). Two issues influenced the development of a regional...

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...

 

 

 

 

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