Transforming Crissy Field
The Presidio's Crissy Field in San Francisco has been converted from a military airfield and industrial storage yard into a magnificent urban waterfront park. Thanks to a...

Building the Olivenhain
Engineers in California were hired to create a reservoir capable of providing the San Diego region with 24,000 acre-feet of water during an emergency shortage. The result is the Olivenhain...

Tapping the Desert
As part of an effort to augment the limited supply of freshwater in El Paso, Texas, engineers and planners are eyeing a new source: desalinated water pumped from beneath the desert floor....

Closing the Loop
By constructing an enormous pipeline system and a new pumping station, the city of Irving will bring a new supply of water to the Dallas-Fort Worth region and improve the reliability of...

Water and Wastewater Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Loss Mitigation Overview
The basic steps of a loss mitigation program for water and wastewater systems are briefly described in this section. These steps demonstrate how the checklists may be used to compliment...

Storage, Distribution, and Collection Components
This chapter provides an overview of water and wastewater storage, distribution, and collection components. Checklists are included....

Treatment Facilities and Components
This chapter provides an overview of water and wastewater treatment facilities and components. Checklists are included....

Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility Contents
This chapter provides an overview of water and wastewater administration, operations and maintenance facility contents. Checklists are included....

Summary of Water Infrastructure Legislation

Water Quality Aspects of Irrigation and Drainage: Past History and Future Challenges for Civil Engineers
This paper presents a brief history of irrigation and drainage related to ASCE activities on its Jubilee. This paper discussed legislation and policies that affect irrigation and drainage...

The Water Resources Development Act for Restoration of Urban Waterway Superfund Sites
The objective of this paper is to provide information for interested parties to use in their evaluation of WRDA as a potential authority for completion of sediment remediation and restoration...

How Should the U.S. and Mexico Manage Their Transboundary Water Quality?
The purpose of this workshop is to discuss with ASCE members the progress in developing a Standards document and Management Plan document associated with water quality management across...

Leakage Control—Finding a New Resource from the Existing One
It is estimated that by the year 2005, one person in two will have an insufficient supply of one of the world's most precious elements: water. Worse still, it is predicted that this shortage...

Sediment Remediation at the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River
A sediment removal action was conducted in the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River to address sediments containing polychlorinated biphenyls(PCBs) at concentrations up to 74,000 mg/kg....

A Decision Support System for Drought Management Planning
Traditional drought management planning has focused on curtailment of demand by instituting voluntary or mandatory restrictions on water consumption when regional hydroclimatic indicators...

The Accuracy of Extrapolated Design Estimates with Hydrologic and Environmental Models
Extrapolation error in water resources and environmental modeling has not been the subject of adequate study in the past. In research and design, estimates obtained from regression models...

A Dynamic Climate Downscaling Prediction System for N.E. Brazil
The International Research Institute for climate prediction (IRI) is collaborating with several levels of government and various local and foreign researchers in several key disciplines...

Transparency and Integrity in Water Management
The purpose of this Paper will be to explore, define and discuss the matter of transparency, integrity and effectiveness in water and associated land management. In view of the complex...

Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring
The State of the Art
Prepared by the Task Committee on the State of the Art in Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring Design of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Evaluating the Liquefaction Potential of Coal Waste Impoundments

 

 

 

 

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