The North East Wisconsin (NEW) Waters for Tomorrow Initiative

Urban Runoff and the Environment
This paper discusses complex water quality problems, including management of urban runoff. Mathematical modelling is used to asses runoff quantity and quality. Environmental impact...

Principles of Infrared Thermography and Application for Assessment of the Deterioration of the Bridge Deck at the Zoo Interchange
This paper details the principles of infrared thermography from the underlying theoretical considerations to the physical constraints involved with performing the test. Infrared (IR) thermography...

Service Records of Chicago District Breakwater Stone and How These Relate to Test Results
Breakwater stone production is limited to areas with geologic outcrops capable of producing large rocks. The most reliable breakwater stone is that which exhibits the highest degree of...

Quartzite—A Hard Rock Approach to Rubble Mounds
The quality of stone in rubble mound structures has always been a concern but seems to be more so the past few years. Breakwaters built in the 1920's using granite armour...

Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling of Lower Green Bay
A confined disposal facility (CDF) for dredged material presently exists in lower Green Bay, Wisconsin. A planned expansion of the CDF is being studied to assess its impact on current...

Construction on Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Coast
This paper provides a preliminary evaluation of a set of 100 residential properties along Wisconsin's Lake Michigan coast; an examination of the vulnerability of coastal homes and adequacy...

Milwaukee's Work Tracking IMS: Building Upon a Geographic Foundation
The City of Milwaukee's Department of Public Works is composed of eight operating Bureaus and a General Office and is responsible for maintaining the City's streets,...

Economic Evaluation of Minimum Flow at Rockton
The Rockton Hydroelectric Project is a two-unit, 1,100 kW plant operated by South Beloit Water, Gas & Electric Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wisconsin Power & Light...

How the Office of Hydropower Licensing Resolved Seven Recent Relicensing Disputes
In May 1989, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued relicensing regulations in Order No. 513 to (1) help licensees whose hydropower licenses were about to expire...

The Wisconsin River System Operations Model: WIRSOM
The passage of the Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986 requires the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to give equal consideration to non-power as well as power values in hydroelectric...

Junction Falls Dam Rehabilitation—New Design Incorporates Vintage Concept
Junction Falls Dam was constructed in a gorge of the Kinnickinnic River in 1920 to produce hydroelectric power for the city of River Falls, Wisconsin. In 1988, the River Falls Municipal...

Brule Hydroelectric Project Inflow Design Flood Study
In 1987, Wisconsin Electric Power Company (WE) was directed by FERC to provide additional spillway capacity at it's 63-foot (19 m) high Brule Dam. Original spillway capacity...

Unique Design Used for Collapsible Gate
The collapsible gate on the Wausau Dam is unique; there is only one known that is similar in design. The collapsible gate, which looks like an inverted V, was designed by Mead and Hunt...

Racine's Reefpoint Marina and Festival Park—Sustaining Success Along the Lakefront
Racine County, Wisconsin, is a lakefront county os 173,000 residents located along the southwestern cost of Lake Michigan. A waterfront revitalization program, begun in 1982, has produced...

Performance of Airport PCC Pavements During Spring Thaw Periods
The portland cement concrete (PCC) pavements at two Wisconsin airports, Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, and Outagamie County Airport in Appleton, were monitored during spring thaw...

Brule Project Spillway Rehabilitation and Expansion
Brule Hydroelectric Project is located near Florence, Wisconsin, on the Brule River about 1.5 miles upstream of its confluence with the Michigamme River. The 80 year old dam developes...

Fish Entrainment and Relicensing: Truths and Consequences
The states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have issued guidelines that presuppose entrainment/turbine-induced mortality at most hydroelectric projects are...

Net and Hydroacoustic Monitoring of Fish Passage
In 1986 EPRI published a review of available fish protection technologies for use at hydroelectric facilities. One major conclusion of that study was that fish protection systems were...

Ground Water Impacts from Irrigated Ridge-Tillage
The Northern Cornbelt Sand Plain Project is a cooperative research effort between the State Agricultural Experiment Stations, USDA/Agricultural Research Service and U.S. Geological Survey...

 

 

 

 

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