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Using Storage Solutions to Minimize the Impacts of Droughts

Droughts can have a major impact on farming and agricultural operations. Right now, the High Plains and surrounding regions are suffering from one of the worst droughts in history.
 

City Lets Sludge Hit the Land; Farmers Benefit

Applying sludge to farmland has saved Salisbury, Md., money compared with the cost of drying it and transporting it to distant disposal sites.
 

Containment with Fewer Limits

Although modularity can be built to a lesser degree into round tanks, the engineering is more fully expressed in square and rectangular systems.
 

Modular Containment: An Aboveground Storage Option

In a growing number of applications, aboveground modular storage systems are used as alternatives to conventional round storage tanks.
 

Modular Containment Promises Utility and Adaptability with Low Costs

Aboveground containment systems have advanced to higher levels of versatility and price/performance with the introduction of modularity in their design, fabrication and installation.
 

Modular Tanks Join in Unique Solution to Wastewater Treatment Challenge

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority is currently testing the feasibility of an innovative technique for providing an additional level of treatment for secondary effluent from wastewater treatment plants
 

Simulating Storm Events

Stream channels with “step-pool” morphology occur in virtually all forested mountain landscapes. “Step-pool” refers to the alternating sequence of steep and flat sections that give them a stair-like structure longitudinally.
 

Building a Boardwalk Empire

We talk to Brainstorm Digital visual effects producer Richard Friedlander about his studio’s work for HBO series Boardwalk Empire.
 

Creating the Ark and Animals in ‘Noah’

Movie production designer Mark Friedberg had assembled ambitious scenery before, but he’d never built an ark. Then, in 2011 director Darren Aronofsky called upon him to prepare one for “Noah.”
 

Hydraulic Leap Forward

According to the United Nations, Nigeria’s population is expected to surpass that of the U.S. by 2050, to become the world’s third most populous country.
 

Revitalizing Revere Beach

Revere Beach, “America’s First Public Beach,” opened to the public on July 12, 1896, with a first-day attendance of about 45,000 people. For the first half of the 20th century, the 3-mile beach was well known for its amusement rides, roller rinks and dance halls.
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