Great Rivers History: Proceedings and Invited Papers for the EWRI Congress and Great Rivers History Symposium, Volume 344
Jerry R. Rogers
American Society of Civil Engineers, Apr 13, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 144 pages
Proceedings with invited papers, of the Great Rivers History Symposium, presented at the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, held in Kansas City, Missouri, May 17-21, 2009. Sponsored by the National History and Heritage Committee and the Education and Research Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE; American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.
This collection contains 18 papers focusing on the great rivers of the world. Papers examine the engineering challenges of balancing the urgency for development and growth with the environmental need for a sustainable future.
Topics include:the Paris sewer system the Turtle Creek Reservoir the Missouri River channel project Columbia River exploration and mapping major U.S. dam failures Darcy's Law