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As more Americans are aware of the health risks associated with contaminated water supplies, many citizens are turning to filtered water. One couple...
The accuracy of quantitative flow input is crucial for use of the hydraulic model to determine how much extra water is in various line segments due...
Earlier this year, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) started work on two large roadway projects in metropolitan King County,...
Spurred on by the energy crisis of the 1970s, scientists searched for alternatives to fossil fuels in order to supply our energy needs. As mankind...
One of the most widely applied type of flexible couplings is an elastomeric design known as the jaw coupling. This design is characterized by two...
When an earthquake in San Francisco interrupted a World Series game in October 1989, millions of people across the U.S. saw it live on TV. For most...
There are two distinct strategies to solve seismic problems: one, the conventional design approach, adds strength and ductility to the structure; the...
Many Ohio communities are experiencing the increasing problems caused by infiltration and inflow (I & I) throughout North America. However, a...
Increased focus on technologies that meet tighter regulatory requirements and increased public pressure has motivated municipalities to take a...
Over the past few years, a lot of attention has been given to the quality of European pavements vs. those in the U.S. But the one undeniable factor...
In June 1933 work began on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Bay Bridge). Former President Herbert Hoover, who was present at the ceremonies,...
On May 23, 1994, a tragedy occurred on a Minnesota highway. While crossing a thoroughfare posted with work signs, a construction worker, wearing a...
On Oct. 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas. Measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale, the earthquake was...
California's El Camino Real (royal road) took Spanish missionaries along the Pacific coastline where they founded the Santa Barbara Mission in 1786,...
The transformation of the I­p;15 high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes into the nation's first demonstration of automated highway system (AHS)...
This is often the response we get from Dad when asked about compensation for family members, "We pay them all the same, and it is working out just...
The need for a cost effective, power efficient, and dependable light source has prompted the implementation of light-emitting diode (LED) technology...
The statistics tell the tale: In the U.S., workers receive an average of over 25,000 disabling injuries annually in roadway-repair zones; between 600...
Activated carbon is like a radio: everyone knows it works, but few people know exactly how. This article is a brief summary of the sources of carbons...
Since 1984, representatives of NSF International have conducted more than 2,800 facility audits, or bottled water plant inspections, of bottlers...

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