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. ...

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),...

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

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...

Environmental Technology Verification Report for the Plasma Enhanced Melter
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a service center of CERF/IIEC. This Technology Verification report describes the...

Application of a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter for Measuring Discharge on the Southern Leg of the Parana' River at the Entrance to the Itaipu Binacional Reservoir, Parana', Brasil
Index-velocity and water level data collected with a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter and channel cross-sectional area data were used to compute total discharge on...

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...

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...

Non-Destructive Excavating Around Pipelines and Challenging Conditions
Hydrovac technology provides engineers and contractors with a unique solution for non-destructive excavating around sensitive buried lines. As a non-mechanical excavating method, it is...

A Major Water Main Crossing of the Ohio River at Cincinnati
This presentation chronicles a major water main crossing of the Ohio River at Cincinnati. The project is of interest because it provides for the interstate sale of drinking water and technical...

Turbulence, Bottom Boundary Conditions, and Sediment Transport in a Shallow Water Habitat
Field experiments were designed to explore the effects of vegetation on the hydrodynamics and sediment transport in Franks Tract, a shallow water habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin...

Calibration of Water-Velocity Meters
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as part of its responsibility to appraise the quantity of water resources in the United States, maintains facilities for the calibration of water-velocity...

Book Review: Waterbody Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling: An Introductory Workbook and CD-ROM on Three-Dimensional Waterbody Modeling by John Eric Edinger. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2002

Book Review: Flood Pulsing in Wetlands: Restoring the Natural Hydrological Balance edited by Beth Middleton. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002

Book Review: The World's Water 2002 — 2003: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources by Peter Gleick et al. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2002

Water Supply

Committee Report on Control of Microorganisms in Drinking Water

Risks Posed by Pathogens in Drinking Water

 

 

 

 

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