Storage for One More Century
Since its completion more than a century ago by a previous owner, Denver Water's Antero Dam has experienced seepage problems, forcing the utility to limit the storage capacity of the associated reservoir....

House Bill Would Boost Authorized Spending of Clean Water State Revolving Fund

A New Approach to Mitigate Subsidence Problems: A New Approach to Mitigate Subsidence Problems
Mexico City has a decades-old problem with severe consequences: its lacustrine zone is subsiding due to pumping of potable water from the main aquifer. The geotechnical team assigned to work on the problem...

We Struck Water! Discovery of Artesian Groundwater Solves A 50-Year-Old Landslide Puzzle
Some unstable slopes fail dramatically, but most can be characterized by gradual, if not monotonously slow, movements. Yet these latter situations can pose a dilemma when a temporary repair is much simpler...

Geotechnics of the Suez Canal Construction: 150 Years Old, but Nearly Four Millennia in the Making
Construction of the Suez Canal created one of the most important waterways in the world, connecting the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Its construction from 1854 to 1869 created three cities, Port-Said, Ismailia,...

Connecting Continents: Challenges of the Eurasia Tunnel in Istanbul
The Eurasia Tunnel, the first bored tunnel crossing of the Istanbul Strait (Bosphorus) in Istanbul, Turkey, is a site that presents many unique challenges, including very poor ground conditions, unusually...

Senate Water Resources Bill Emerges as Possible Contender for Passage This Year
Bipartisan water resources legislation recently introduced in the Senate could become one of the few major infrastructure bills to pass Congress this year....

Central Texas Project Seeks to Ensure Water Supplies Keep Pace With Growth

Shuster Infrastructure Plan Would Raise Gas Tax, Boost Clean and Water Funding

House Handily Approves Water Resources Development Act
The House passes the Water Resources Development Act, putting pressure on the Senate to advance its water resources bill....

Water Reuse Guide Aims to Help Designers Consider Sustainability Principles

Perfluorinated Chemical Contamination in Drinking Water Raises Concerns in Congress
Shortly after a House subcommittee examined the issue of perfluorinated chemicals in drinking water, a group of Michigan representatives introduced legislation intended to encourage federal agencies to...

California’s East Valley Water District Finalizes Design/Build Contract for Sterling Natural Resource Center

America’s Water Infrastructure Act Reauthorizes WRDA, Safe Drinking Water Programs
The recently enacted America’s Water Infrastructure Act updates the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reauthorizes the federal dam and levee safety programs, and authorizes additional...

Tucson Will Use Reclaimed Water to Recharge Groundwater, Revitalize River

Maryland Farmer, Researchers Test Effectiveness of Pool System for Improving Water Quality

Rising to the Occasion
A parking garage fitted within a stormwater overflow reservoir is designed so that it rises out of the ground during storms as the reservoir fills with water....

Water Resort Rolls With the Terrain

Oroville Dam Spillway Incident: Putting Community Safety First While Investigating the Cause
The Oroville Dam, and its associated reservoir and hydropower plant facility, is located on the Feather River in Northern California and is owned and operated by the State of California, Department of...

Denver Water to Test Use of Turbines in Canals

 

 

 

 

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