Performance of Upper Stillwater Dam
Upper Stillwater Dam was constructed with roller compacted concrete (RCC) and horizontally slipformed facing. This unique construction method for a concrete gravity dam included no contraction...

Economic Factors in Roller Compacted Concrete Dam Construction
This paper deals with some of the economic factors that designers and contractors need to consider in the design and execution of an RCC dam. Costs for the RCC portion of the Upper Stillwater...

Nondestructive Crack Identification by Acoustic Emission Analysis and Ultrasonic Frequency Response
Nondestructive evaluation (NDE) by the acoustic emission (AE) analysis and the ultrasonic testing (UT) on the spectral (frequency) response is studied to identify crack geometry. AE waveform...

Evacuation Modeling Near a Chemical Stockpile Site
Dynamic evacuation modeling was used as an aid in emergency response planning by Tooele County, Utah, location of the United States' largest stockpile of unitary chemical weapons, The...

Landslide Hazard Analysis for Pipeline Design, Northeast Utah

Ground-water Policy-making Support: USEM Optimization Modeling Plus GIS and Graphics
A support tool for ground-water management decision making involves integration of a multiobjective optimization model, GIS and graphics software. Two results are improved consideration...

Crop Classification and Area Estimation Using Airborne Multispectral Video/Radiometer Remote Sensing
The U.S. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) in Logan, Utah, combines color slide 35 mm aerial photography with color video imagery to perform routine (yearly) crop...

Targeting of AgI in a Utah Winter Orographic Storm
A cooperative research program among the Utah Division of Water Resources, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Bureau of Reclamation has investigated targeting...

Results from a Long-Term Winter Cloud Seeding Program in Utah
An operational wintertime cloud seeding program has been conducted in portions of Utah since 1974. North American Weather Consultants (NAWC) has conducted this program for a consortium...

A Storm Water Utility Case Study, Salt Lake City, Utah
In response to financial pressure on the City's general fund and the EPA's storm water regulations, Salt Lake City went through the process of developing and implementing a storm water...

The Mission of the Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division, in Hazardous/Toxic Waste (HTW)
This paper discusses the various roles and relationships that the South Pacific Division has for HTW activities within the division's four-state area (CA, AZ, NV, and UT)....

A Case for Modernizing the Funding and Repayment of Regional Water/Power Projects
Several regional water/power projects authorized by Congress remain unfunded and therefore uncompleted year after year. In this paper examples of such uncompleted projects are examined....

Optimal Aquifer Planning with Salt Water Boundary

Lysimeter Use in Water Rights Determination
In the Western United States, a water right (the legal right to divert water from a stream) is a property right. The impact a water right has upon a stream is commonly defined through...

Direct Load Cell-Based Weighing Lysimeter System
A low-cost weighing lysimeter system is described which is capable of measuring evapotranspiration with an accuracy of 0.05-0.10 mm. A two-lysimeter system with electronic data logger...

Water Table Lysimeter Data Interpretation
Lysimeters were used to estimate seasonal water use of wet meadows and phreatophytes in northern Utah, southeast Idaho and southwest Wyoming (1983-1990). Twelve water table lysimeters...

Use of Lysimeters for Determining Characteristics of Pore Water
Lysimeters have been installed and used during the cleanup and stabilization of several former uranium processing sites in the western United States. In particular lysimeters have been...

Infiltration of Unconsumed Irrigation Water in Utah
The ground-water hydrology of Panguitch Valley and adjacent areas, south-central Utah, was studied during 1988-90. One objective of the study was to measure ground-water recharge from...

Remediation and Mitigation Associated with Contamination of Water by Irrigation Drainage
Inorganic trace constituent or pesticide contamination problems associated with irrigation drainage from Federally constructed or managed irrigation projects have been identified in several...

Restructuring of Water Agencies in Salt Lake Valley, Utah
The Salt Lake Valley consists of a metropolitan area with a population of about one million. Wholesale domestic water supply is provided to this area by two main agencies, namely Salt...

 

 

 

 

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