Effect of Aluminum Compression on ACSR Conductor Sags at High Operating Temperatures
Deregulation and restructuring are sweeping the electric utility industry in the United States. As a result, many utility engineers are analyzing, re-rating, and upgrading their most critical...

The Inside Story
A full-scale renovation of the interior of Oklahoma City's Civic Center Music Hall required shaving much of the depth from two trusses under load conditions, installing new...

After the Flood
In June 2001, Tropical Storm Allison struck Texas, subjecting the Houston area to one of the most destructive floods in U.S. history. As part of the recovery effort, the Federal Emergency...

Changing Channels
When the strict design parameters of a correctional facility in remote Pennsylvania meant blocking a headwater stream, a team of environmental engineers rerouted the waterway 400 ft (122...

Geotechnical Aspects of Beach Restoration
Large-scale beach restoration undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Florida requires millions of cubic yards of beach quality sand. Exploration for these sand resources starts...

Rhythm of Beachrock Levels in Contrasting Plate Settings: Rifting Red Sea and North American-Caribbean Plates
Sequences of beachrocks have been compared from the northern Red Sea, the North American plate (north shore of Puerto Rico), and an island of the Caribbean plate. In all these areas the...

Characteristics and Implications of Relict Carbonate Paleoshorelines
Throughout the Florida-Bahamas region, the accumulation of coastal carbonate deposits, excepting the present highstand, appears to be episodic. Back through time these deposits provide...

Weighing the Options
A unique sludge pipeline replacement project in Colorado gave the engineers and the owner an opportunity to compare the merits of three different project delivery methods....

Settling Down
Engineers in Florida will prepare the sandy foundation of a future power plant by preloading it with sand for as long as a year....

Carolina Crossing
The designers of a cable-stayed bridge across the Cooper River in South Carolina incorporated stringent seismic criteria to safeguard against potentially devasting earthquakes....

Early Warning
Recent improvements in digital technology have given Fort Collins, Colorado, a system that can accurately predict the location and severity of impending floods....

The Train Lane
With the elimination of more than 200 at-grate roadway crossings, the Alameda Corridor - $2.4-billion rail cargo expressway in Los Angeles - will carry 100 freight trains in and out of...

Improving the Process
By revamping its solids treatment system, the wastewater utility in Louisville, Kentucky, eliminated odors, created a potential source of new revenue, and saved millions of dollars in...

Saving Saluda
One of the largest roller-compacted-concrete berms in the United States will stand sentinel in case South Carolina's Saluda Dam undergoes liquifaction in response to strong...

Rapid Delivery
Facing nearly dry wells and a moratorium on development that was about to expire, a small town in the pacific Northwest, using the design/build delivery method, was able to quickly design...

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....

Multifaceted Trenchless Rehabilitation at the Middletown, Ohio WWTP
This paper describes the multiple trenchless technologies that were evaluated and the ones that were applied to the rehabilitation of a 78la diameter corrugated metal influent line and...

Economic Restoration of Concrete Infrastructure at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
United States municipalities are spending hundreds of millions of dollars annually tore place and repair corroded concrete infrastructures in wastewater systems. Structures such as wet...

A Major Water Main Crossing of the Ohio River at Cincinnati
This presentation chronicles a major water main crossing of the Ohio River at Cincinnati. The project is of interest because it provides for the interstate sale of drinking water and technical...

An Aggressive I/I Abatement Program is Underway as Part of Vallejos Wet Weather Program
The Vallejo Sanitation and Flood Control District (VSFCD) is undertaking an aggressive pilot program to control wet weather flows and eliminate sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) that are...

 

 

 

 

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