Monitoring of Structures During Repair of Underground Utilities
A collapse of underground utilities at a power plant required the constant monitoring of the surrounding structures during excavation and replacement of the damaged pipes. A computer-based...

Software Utilities for Traffic Simulation Models
Simulation models of traffic flow on highways are increasingly becoming the choice of many analysts and traffic engineers as analytical tools to test, evaluate and implement traffic control/management...

EEI/UWASTE Oversight of the DOE Repository Program by the Repository Information Exchange Team
The Utility Nuclear Waste and Transportation Program of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI/UWASTE) has conducted reviews of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) repository program through...

Utility Oversight of Cask System Development Program
This paper will present the electric utility industry's perspective on the status and scope of the Department of Energy's Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management's (DOE/OCR WM)...

Utility-DOE Interface Considerations of the Universal Container Systems Concept
This paper discusses the utility-DOE interface issues that must be addressed by the Department of Energy (DOE), the utility industry, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) prior...

A Concept to Combine DOE Waste Minimization Goals with Commercial Utility Needs for a Universal Container System for Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage, Transportation, and Disposal
The concept of storing, transporting, and disposing of spent fuel using a single package, which has obvious advantages, is put forward. It is coupled with using contaminated scrap metal...

NPDES Municipal Storm Water Permit—A Utility Approach
Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLCPU) is the agency responsible for the operation of the drainage facilities in Salt Lake City. The drainage function is established as...

Storm Water Utility Experience in Bellevue, Washington
Surface water management is seen as a flood protector by most, a savior of the environment by some and a subversion of property rights by others. As recently as 20 years ago, there were...

Cross Section 90's—A Profile of User Fee Funded Stormwater Utility Practices in the U.S.
The task of securing adequate tax funding to support a stormwater drainage system regarding operating and capital needs is discussed. An innovative and practical solution was arrived at;...

Public Utilities GIS: Promises and Pitfalls
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and public utilities are natural partners. Municipal public utilities departments and other public works agencies rely on geographical information...

Recent Developments in Innovative Finance
A major challenge facing state and local transportation officials is the shortfall in financial resources to respond to increasing needs. It is becoming increasingly difficult for traditional...

Analysis of Cabinet Gorge Dam
After a 1987 inspection of the Cabinet Gorge Dam, Part 12 consultants contracted by Washington Water Power (a private utility based in Spokane, Washington) made several recommendations...

Analysis of Pavement-Pipeline Systems After Cut Restoration
The placement of utility pipes normally necessitates many cuts and fills of the existing pavements. Integrity of pipeline and compatible performance of cut restoration and original pavement...

Design and Construction of the Miami Metromover Extensions
Final design, right-of-way acquisition and construction of two extensions to the existing Downtown Miami Automated People Mover, known as the Metromover, began in September 1989. Millions...

Hydro Public Safety Awareness: One Utility's Approach

A Comparison of Short Term Forecast Methods for Municipal Water Use
Water utilities routinely develop long range demand forecasts for use in the normal planning activities. In recent years, many utilities have sought to develop more short-term demand forecasts...

Local Scour Measurements at Bridge Piers in Alberta
A summary of local pier scour data collected by Alberta Transportation and Utilities (AT & U) over the past 30 years is presented. Several methods used to gather this data are...

Small Utility GIS
Geographic information systems are revolutionizing much of the civil engineering field, providing engineers and managers with a new tool to relate databases and maps. But despite the benefits...

The ACR Issue Resolution Process

A Software Utility for Regional Evacuation (SURE)

 

 

 

 

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