Tales From Milwaukee's Underground
Written from RETC papers and interviews, this article is a status update on the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District's $2.1 billion Water Pollution Abatement program,...

Water Measurement and Accounting of Lake Michigan Diversion
The diversion of water from Lake Michigan and the Lake Michigan Basin into the Mississippi River Basin has been regulated since the turn of the century. The U.S. Supreme Court Decree of...

Regulation, Construction and Performance of Clay-Lined Landfills in Wiscosin

Wisconsin's Approach to Remedial Action Planning

Harbor Conversion and Recreational Boating in Racine, Wisconsin

Performance of Pavement at Central Wisconsin Airport

Full Scale Caisson Load Test for the Milwaukee Center
Top-down procedures were proposed to construct four basement levels for a major high-rise building development in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Drilled caisson foundations were the preferred means...

Exploration of Personal Rapid Transit for Airports

Design of Siphon Penstocks for Low Head Hydros
Siphon penstocks have been designed and constructed at Jim Falls and Winter, Wisconsin at existing dams. Both hydropower projects are located on the Chippewa River. The design of these...

Case Study: Siphon Penstock Operations
Hydroelectric power plants utilizing siphon penstocks operating near Winter, Wisconsin and at Jim Falls, Wisconsin have met or exceeded expectations after fine tuning of the vacuum and...

Headrace Design Studies for the Jim Falls Hydro-Redevelopment Project
The 48 MW Jim Falls Hydropower Redevelopment project on the Chippewa River, Wisconsin, required extensive model studies to facilitate debris sluicing and to prevent intermittent vortex...

The Remedial Action Plan for the Fox River, Wisconsin
The nature of and need for Remedial Action Plans (RAP) in 42 areas of the Great Lakes is reviewed with special attention given to the Fox River and Lower Green Bay area. A brief historical,...

Implementation and Performance of Berm Breakwater Design at Racine, WI
A large berm-type breakwater has been constructed at the entrance to Racine Harbor, Wisconsin, on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The breakwater is approximately 450 feet long, in...

Atmospheric Fluidized Bed Option for Plant Life Extension at Wisconsin Electric's Oak Creek Power Plant

Harbor Rehabilitation and Recreational Development in Racine, Wisconsin
With a growing realization that the Racine waterfront was underutilized, Downtown Racine Development Corporation (DRDC) in concert with City and County officials directed its attention...

An Assessment of the Soft Approach to CZM
During the early development of the national coastal zone management program there was no federal prescription with regard to how coastal states should proceed in establishing their programs...

Sanctuaries for Lake Trout in the Great Lakes
Three lake trout sanctuaries have been established in Lake Michigan: the Fox Island Sanctuary of 121,500 ha, in the Chippewa-Ottawa Treaty fishing zone in the northern region of the lake;...

Economical Solutions for Dredged Material Disposal
During the 1970's, the State of Wisconsin expressed concern about contamination of dredged materials and the deposition of pollutants into Wisconsin's Great Lakes...

Design and Performance Monitoring of Clay-Lined Landfills
The use of thick clay liners has been applied to Wisconsin landfills for over a decade. Currently, there are over 35 solid waste disposal facilities in Wisconsin which have been constructed...

Hydrogeologic Investigations at a Superfund Site in Wisconsin
An estimated 10,000 drums of volatile organic wastes from a nearby manufacturing plant were dumped at a landfill site in southern Wisconsin. Chemicals released from these drums have contaminated...

 

 

 

 

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