An Environmentally-Influenced Water-Resources Plan for England and Wales

Dynamic Duo
From the record-breaking 22 nominees for the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award this year, two very different projects were singled out for Merit Awards. The Fred Hartman...

Deformations About Excavations in Highly Stressed Rock
The central business district of Sydney, New South Wales (NSW), is dominated by the Hawkesbury Sandstone, a Triassic sedimentary formation. Measurements have confirmed the existence of...

Progress in England and Wales on the Development of Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material

A Review of Sprayed Concrete Linings Adopted at Dinorwig Power Station
Sprayed concrete was adopted extensively as one element of both temporary and permanent rock support during the construction of the 1800 MW Dinorwig underground power station in North...

Offshore Marine Litter in Swansea Bay, Wales, UK
Offshore litter can originate from various sources; with land based (i.e., rivers and beaches), sewage disposal sites and sea dumping being the main source areas. Much work has been carried...

DUNECARE: Healing the Coast
DUNECARE is active community participation in environmental restoration. This document reports on the operation of the DUNECARE programme in coastal New South Wales, Australia. A Model...

DUNEBASEā€”Information Management System
DUNEBASE - an information management system designed to facilitate access to, and use of, large text information banks and data bases on geomorphology, human use, and vegetation of the...

Variability of Hydraulic Response of Constructed Wetlands
Dye tracer studies using Rhodamine WT have been performed on two field scale subsurface flow wetland units for further improvement of secondary treated municipal effluent at Byron Bay...

Habitat Simulation in United States, Britain, and France
The need to identify an instream flow requirement for water resources management exists in a number of countries. The use of habitat simulation in the United States, Great Britain, and...

BNFL and Education Living with Technology
Following upon a report to a House of Commons Select Committee, the Chairman and Chief Executive gave an undertaking to better inform young people about the Nuclear Industry. This lead...

Remote Sensing for Seismic Hazard Assessment of a Proposed Nuclear Power Station, North Wales, UK
During the seismic hazard assessment for a proposed nuclear power station in North Wales, UK, a remote sensing study was carried out in conjunction with other, wide-ranging geological...

The British Beach and Nearshore Dynamics (B-Band) Programme
A large scale collaborative field based research programme (B-BAND), aimed at measuring the small scale processes associated with nearshore dynamics on macro-tidal beaches, is currently...

Mechanisms of Coastal Cliff Erosion in Ceredigion, West Wales, UK
Investigation of cliff recession along 20km of the West Wales coastline has recognised erosion processes and mechanisms. Mean contemporary recession rates of 13cm/year have been measured...

Numerical Modelling of Lower Lias Rock Failures in the Coastal Cliffs of South Wales
A model has been developed to evaluate slope failure in the interbedded limestone and mudstone Lower Lias series which outcrop for some 30 km in coastal South Wales. Computer simulation...

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...

Dynamics of Fender and Rack Systems for Docking Ferries
A dynamic analysis of a ferry fender and rack system is developed based on the conservation of energy principle and Newton's laws of motion. The dynamics of the interaction...

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...

Evolution of Water Organisations in England and Wales
Although by the early 1960's there was in existence a large body of legislation dealing with water matters, the Water Resources Act 1963 provided for the first time a significent...

Rehabilitation of Failed Steel-Sheetpile Bulkheads

 

 

 

 

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