Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes
Sponsored by the Natural Attenuation Task Committee of the Environmental and Multi-Media Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Sea Change
Desalinated seawater—considered a novelty by the United States water treatment community just five years ago—is rapidly becoming a viable water resource in this country....

Light at the End of the Tunnel
As part of a comprehensive program to control combined sewer overflows in Richmond, Virginia, engineers designed a deep tunnel 5,900 feet long to store the polluted water during severe...

Fundamentally Sound
Through careful coordination of remediation work that will include the dredging of contaminated sediment and the control of storm water, a busy Seattle shipyard is charting a course for...

A Participatory Approach to Development of a Decision Support Tool
Effective decision-making in water management must consider both the physical characteristics of the system and the social, political, and institutional aspects. These latter aspects cannot...

Firepower
The processes put in place by water utilities are designed with the quality of water normally received for treatment in mind. But the runoff from areas ravaged by fire can degrade that...

Liquid Assets
Educational Facilities and the fountains of a new plaza are making good use of water from a system that is remediating contaminated groundwater in Wichita, Kansas....

Water Wise in Phoenix
To satisfy its growing demand for safe drinking water, Phoenix has turned to an innovative design/build/operate approach that is expected to deliver a highly sophisticated yet cost-effective...

Par Excellence
A 50-year-old Brownfield with a mountainous pile of steel slag has been remediate and developed into a recreational site that boasts a free golf course for inner-city youth, a championship-quality...

Bridge to the Future
The final component of Thailand's new Outer Bangkok Ring Road, the eight-lane cable-stayed Chao Phraya River Bridge, will not only alleviate Bangkok's notoriously...

Integrated Wetland Design: Sustainability Within the Landscape

Water Treatment Plant Design
Let a team of water treatment plant design experts . with contributions from more than 30 international authorities -- give you comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment...

Air Quality Issues Associated with Livestock Production
This chapter reviews the current state of the art on air quality issues associated with animal waste containment. Outdoor waste storage and treatment systems are emphasized. Air quality...

Evaluating Seepage Losses and Liner Performance at Animal Waste Lagoons using Water Balance Methods
This chapter discusses techniques for evaluating seepage losses from existing animal waste lagoons under field conditions....

Optimal Selection of Rechlorinization Station in Water Distribution System by Optimization Techniques
The optimal rechlorination in water distribution systems was investigated by incorporating optimization techniques into a numerical water quality model (EPANET2). Four types of optimization...

Independent Research Assessment of Project Management Factors Affecting Department of Energy Project Success
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This report presents the findings of a research study to improve...

Estimating the Return Period of Multiyear Droughts
Characterizing the return period of hydrologic events has been an important subject in water resources planning and management studies for many decades. The alternative approach has been...

Leveraging Technology: The Use of a Company Intranet and Portal Technology to Improve Productivity and Quality
This session will provide a case study on how Walter P. Moore and Associates is leveraging technology to improve productivity and quality. The session will focus on two technologies, a...

Integrated Water Management for the 21st Century: Problems and Solutions
Most of the projected global population increases will take place in third world countries that already suffer from water, food, and health problems. Increasingly, the various water uses...

A Paradigm Shift in Irrigation Management
In coming decades, irrigated agriculture will be called upon to produce up to two thirds of the increased food supply needed by an expanding world population. But the increasing dependence...

 

 

 

 

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