Managing the Coastal Heritage of Australia
The concept of heritage spaces as a part of open-space systems has been evolving in Australia over the last 15 years. This paper overviews the main approaches that have been developed...

Coastal Dune Status and Management Conflicts, New South Wales, Australia
The University of Sydney/Soil Conservation Service dune management research project was initiated with the ultimate goal of developing a multiple-objective planning model to define the...

Models of Border Irrigation for Flat Clayey Soils
Border irrigation is widely used for irrigating pastures in south-east Australia. Inadequate earthworks, design and operation of irrigation layouts have been major causes of waterlogging...

Bowen Ratio and Penman: Australian-California Tests
Results are presented of evapotranspiration (ET) studies conducted in Davis, California and at two locations in Australia. Good agreements were obtained in early comparisons of Bowen Ratio...

Sewers Get a Breath of Fresh Air
Domestic sewage pump stations and treatment facilities have long been plagued by corrosion and odor problems caused by hydrogen sulfide. It is also extremely toxic. Sulfide production...

Sewer-Septic Tank Hybrid Promises Savings
Until recently the only options for sewage were the septic tank/leach field or conventional sewers. In some cases a hybrid of the two, called the septic tank/effluent drain, is less costly...

Rehabilitation of Victoria Dam
Rehabilitation of a 54-year old thin concrete arch-buttress dam was completed without interruption of power generation using pressure injection of an epoxy adhesive. This paper presents...

Water Management of the Snowy Mountains Scheme Australia
The Snowy Mountains Scheme in south-eastern Australia provides a classic example of Water Resources Planning and Management on a National scale. The Scheme provides mainly peak electricity...

Queensland, Australia - River Diversion Schemes
The east coast of the State of Queensland has high or very high annual rainfall which declines rapidly with distance inland. The area west of the Great Dividing Range, which parallels...

Water Issues in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Australia
The Northern Territory and State of Queensland cover an area of 3. 1 million km**2 and encompass most of the tropical and sub-tropical zones of Australia. Surface and groundwater resources...

The Balancing Act of Preparing Coastal Management Plans
There are some basic principles that should be recognised by those persons involved in preparing coastal management plans. Within the context of coastal management in South Australia,...

Coastal Erosion Management in Australia and the U.S.
Current knowledge and management policies in both Australia and the U. S. favor non-structural over structural responses to coastal erosion problems wherever possible. The trend towards...

Fisheries Planning for Northern Territory, Australia
On behalf of Northern Territory Government the consultants have studied the potential for development and reviewed the present infrastructure. Opportunities as well as constraints to development...

Blind Drilling Down Under
Australia's largest blind drilled shaft is a 14 ft diameter fresh air shaft for the Agnew nickel mine 500 miles northeast of Perth. It was drilled in one pass using air-assisted...

Concrete Face Rockfill Dams of the Winneke Project
Two of the three dams forming the Winneke Reservoir, near Melbourne, Australia, are concrete face rockfill dams. A minor dam forming the sludge storage pond for the project's...

Mangrove Creek Dam: Use of Soft Rock for Rockfill
Mangrove Creek Dam is an 80 m high concrete faced rockfill dam (CFRD) completed in 1981. The embankment was constructed largely out of low strength sandstones and siltstones available...

Boondooma Dam
Concrete faced rockfill construction was adopted for the 210 ft (64 m) high Boondooma Dam in Southern Queensland, Australia, after detailed comparison between concrete faced and earth...

Urban Hydrology Progress Since 1979 in Australia
This report highlights urban hydrological activity in Australia in the period 1979-1983, since the earlier reports by Aitken (1976) and Aitken and Laurenson (1979). The high level of interest...

Management Problems of the Great Barrier Reef

The Role of Crisis in Coastal Erosion Management in New South Wales Australia

 

 

 

 

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