Water Resource Engineering

ASTM Updates

3 New Approved Standards and 1 Work Item (the withdrawl of D276-00a) for this week. »

Water World

The Business Standard, an English-language publication in India, reports that water management is set to become a boom field. With the country's industrial and municipal infrastructures expanding quickly, modernization is inevitable and necessary. Canal, reservoir and industrial containment linings are just some of the products in need. Learn more here.; »


The Erosion and Sediment Control Network (ESCN) just aired its 50th episode at its Web site, www.escn.tv. The episode also marks the online venture’s one-year anniversary. Learn more here.; »

NEW Koerner’s Korner – Installment 7, April 15, 2005

Bob Koerner reports on the ASCE/PennDOT Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the ESD Waste Conference in Lansing, Michigan. He then visits Tenax in Baltimore regarding geonets, followed by a trip to lecture at Tensar, and a visit with SKAPS. GCLs, White Paper #5, and the currently reviewed GCL Specification are also touched upon. »

New Koerner’s Korner

Installment 4 includes Bob Koerner's travels to Solmax’s International Installers Meeting in Cancun, Mexico, the Annual Meeting of the Center for Geotechnical Practice at Virginia Tech University, and updates back at home. »

In Memoriam: Bernard V. Jones

Bernard V. Jones, P.E., died in Denver on 24 December 2003. He was 69. Jones graduated from Regis College and worked for the Bureau of Reclamation from 1957 to 1991. He was involved in some of the early developmental studies on the underwater lining of irrigation canals. This effort eventually led to the successful installation on the Coachella Canal in California in the early 1990s. The Coachella... »

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