The Nisqually, Washington, Earthquake of February 28, 2001
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph details the effects of the Nisqually, Washington,...

Riparian Water Regulations
Guidelines for Withdrawal Limitations and Permit Trading
Sponsored by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. This report explains how to regulate the routine withdrawal of water efficiently...

Tunneling into the Future
The Chattahoochee Tunnel will increase the wastewater transport capacity of a suburban Atlanta county while greatly reducing the possibility of sanitary sewer overflows into the Chattahoochee...

Environmental Fluid Mechanics
Theories and Applications
Sponsored by the Fluids Committee of the Engineering Mechanics Division of ASCE. This report provides environmental engineers with a comprehensive...

Control of Microorganisms in Drinking Water
Prepared by the Water Supply Engineering Technical Committee of the Infrastructure Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Storm-Water Strategy
Water pollution laws are certainly nothing new, but increased public scrutiny, beach closures, and media coverage—particularly in Orange County, California—have placed new pressures on...

Water for Ahwatukee
Scheduled for completion in August, the South Mountain Water Facilities pipeline will increase drinking water capacity to the community of Ahwatukee Foothills, a rapidly growing south...

Deep Freeze
In engineering, overcoming a failure can sometimes be more instructive than completing a project with unqualified success. Such was the case with the collapse and repair of a force main...

Montioring and Modeling of Tandem Breakwater System at Hammond, IN
A tandem breakwater system was constructed in 1989-90 to provide protection for a large marina at Hammond, IN, at the south end of Lake Michigan. A five year monitoring program (1993-98),...

Advances in Buoy Technology for Wind/Wave Data Collection and Analysis
Considerable advances have been made recently to reduce the cost of gathering meteorological and oceanographic data from coastal waters, especially for meteorological and oceanographic...

St. George Habor—Berm Breakwater Construction Considerations
During the period 1984-1987 three berm breakwaters with a total length of approximately 800 meters were constructed at St. George Harbor on St. George Island in the Pribil of Chain of...

Re-Publication of Important Documents of the ASCE Urban Water Resources Research Council

Weighing the Options
A unique sludge pipeline replacement project in Colorado gave the engineers and the owner an opportunity to compare the merits of three different project delivery methods....

Clean Water at the Crossroads
Thirty years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the quality of effluent from the nation's wastewater treatment plants has improved considerably. However, much of the...

Rapid Delivery
Facing nearly dry wells and a moratorium on development that was about to expire, a small town in the pacific Northwest, using the design/build delivery method, was able to quickly design...

Natural Progression
Engineers made storm-water detention, wetlands mitigation, and environmental safeguarding part and parcel of an industrial expansion project. Designers have created an inviting front yard...

Establishing Baselines For Pipeline Condition Master Planning
As our most of our cities approach complete built-out and much of our wastewater pipelines near the end of their design life, attention needs to be focused on retiring deteriorated first...

Uses and Limitations of Conventional Hydraulic Models in the Planning and Design of Storage Tunnels
The hydraulic design of storage tunnels requires special considerations relative to the design of conventional sewers. These issues include characterization and control of inflows, energy...

Freight Pipelines: Past, Present and Future
Freight pipelines are a set of time-honored methods to transport solids by underground pipelines, and the technology is improving. However, for intercity and interstate freight transport...

Quality Control Test for Prestressing Wires in Concrete Pressure Pipe
Prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) was introduced in 1942 as a high pressure capacity conduit for water transmission. The principal element of the design and construction that imparts...

 

 

 

 

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