Step 1: Conduct Inventory
This chapter discusses the importance of conducting an inventory of your organization's resources when working in international markets....

Step 8: Select Your Person on the Scene
This chapter discusses the process for selecting the individual who will represent your organization as the traveling partner....

Project Organization and the Project Manager
This chapter discusses a project's organization and its manager....

Thermal Response of Bare Steel Roof Assemblies to Fire Environments in Aerosol Storage Facilities

Multi Dimensional Modeling of Water Quality Using the Finite Element Method

The Influence of Trust on Risk-Based Decision Making

VOC Inventory at New York City Wastewater Treatment Plants
Although the New York State Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA) implementation plan is not yet in place, the Citys Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is taking a proactive...

Drainage Ponds and Demonstration Wetlands
In California's southern San Joaquin Valley, subsurface irrigation drainage pumped into shallow evaporation ponds often contains elevated concentrations of selenium. The selenium...

Study of Biological Reactors for Control of Odor, VOC and Toxic Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants
An experiment was performed to assess the use of biological reactors to treat off-gases from publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) containing low concentrations of hydrogen sulfide (H2S)...

Overview of Drought Response Strategies
An overview of drought response strategies in the United States is presented. The paper focuses on tactical strategies for mitigating the impacts of drought conditions. A general structure...

Vapor Phase Biofiltration for Removal of VOCs
The selection of an appropriate packing material for the biofiltration process is an important factor in the removal of contaminants from vapor phase. This study evaluates two different...

Optimization of Soil Vapor Extraction System Design
Soil vapor extraction is a cost-effective technique for the removal of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) immobilized in the unsaturated zone. The design of a soil vapor extraction system...

Survival of Coliform Microorganisms in Sediments from a Treated Water Reservoir
Experiments were performed seeking the source of coliform contamination in a treated drinking water reservoir operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. In recent years...

Border Environment Cooperation Commission: 1995 Year End Status Report
1995...What a year! The Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) opened its doors in February 1995, to lay the foundations of the organization whose purpose is to identify, develop,...

Biodegradation of Dichloromethane in Leachate
The biodegradation of dichioromethane (DCM) in landfill leachate is examined by means of a series of laboratory tests conducted in a controlled environment. These tests demonstrate that...

PCE in Dewatering Flows—A Case Study Risk-Based Clean-Up Action Levels
Up to 70 micrograms per liter (μg/L) of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) was detected in dewatering flows associated with a construction project (Project) in the City of Los Angeles. Because...

The Birth and Success of Orange County's Hydrology and Hydraulics Technical Group
The Orange County.s Hydrology and Hydraulics Technical Group (HHTG) has been very successful ever since it was founded in 1991. The HHTG is incorporated as a Technical Group under the...

Volunteer Organizations Use of Appropriate Technology in Developing Countries
The water and sanitation needs facing developing countries are formidable. This paper discusses the experience of a volunteer organization, the Water and Sanitation Consultancy Group,...

Evaluating Sustainability of Water & Sanitation Projects: Case Studies in Developing Countries
Studies carried out in the water and sanitation sector in eight developing countries have delineated the most important factors related to sustainability. These are capacity and skills...

Industry Standards for Erosion Control Products—Future Tools for Civil Engineers
In 1990, the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) formed a Cooperative Standards Program (CSP), directed by the IECA Committee on Standards. The purpose of the CSP is to develop...

 

 

 

 

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