Design of Shoreline Protection Measures : The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering in Waterfront Design
Over the past decade, there’s been an increased realization of the need to better protect our shorelines, particularly in urban environments along coastlines that have already been impacted by storm surge...

Adventures in Managing Water
Real-World Engineering Experiences
Sponsored by the River Basin Planning, Policy, and Operations Technical Committee of the Planning and Management Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCEAdventures in Managing...

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, By Jeff Goodell. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017

Design of Submarine Pipelines Against Upheaval Buckling
This paper describes part of a comprehensive joint-industry project on upheaval buckling. It develops a semi-empirical simplified design method and detailed design methods based on a new numerical analysis,...

New York Water Siphon Nears Completion Despite Delays from Sandy

Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource, By David Sedlak. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2014

Operations Begin at Austin's New, 50 mgd Treatment Facility

Pipe Characteristics
Microtunneling pipe should meet the following general requirements: Circular shape with a flush outside surface (including at the joints); Strength sufficient to withstand both the installation...

Pipe Design
The pipes and joints, once installed, must be capable of safely withstanding, for the project design life, all in-use service loads, including those associated with the following factors:...

Field Aspects
As soon as practical after their arrival at the project site, all pipes, fittings, and appurtenances should be thoroughly checked for compliance with the contract documents and accepted...

Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles, By Les Standiford: New York City; HarperCollins, 2014

Performance Limits for Deepwater Pipelines
This paper highlights the differences between onshore and offshore pipeline design. It then summarizes the results of combined external pressure, tension, and bending testing on full scale...

Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World, By Seth M. Siegel. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015

Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment
The Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment presents activity and research developments in water issues, challenges, and opportunities throughout the developed landscape. The scope covers...

Pore Water Pressures in Unsaturated Soils
Unsaturated soils are three-phase systems composed of solid mineral matter, water, and air. Such soils may be formed by either natural or artificial means. Except in moist environments,...

Sinkhole Investigation and Grouting: Novel Recommendations for a Pipeline Right-of-Way
In 2009, numerous sinkholes developed within and adjacent to a 400-ft-long section of high-pressure, petroleum pipeline right-of-way that crosses under a local creek in Plymouth Meeting,...

London: Water and the Making of the Modern City By John Broich. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013

Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply By David Soll. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2013

2013 National Concrete Canoe Competition, Swamp Test
A swamp test being performed by California State University, Sacramento at the 2013 National Concrete Canoe Competition, held June 20-22, 2013 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,...

2012 National Concrete Canoe Competition, Swamp Test
A swamp test being performed by Rutgers University at the 2012 National Concrete Canoe Competition, held June 14-16 in Reno, NV....

 

 

 

 

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