Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Water Management by Title

  • Chow, Ven Te (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-06)
    This report describes the development of a multiple-input stochastic hydrologic system model for the analysis of hydrologic behavior of watersheds. Various components of the hydrologic system are expressed by time series, ...

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  • Chow, Ven Te; Cortes-Rivera, Gonzalo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-01)
    This is the completion report for the second phase of a research program on advanced methodologies for water resources planning. It summarizes the various achievements accomplished during the period of the project. The ...

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  • Singh, Krishan P.; Broeren, Sally McConkey (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1985-11)
    Quantification of sufficient or minimum flows needed to sustain the aquatic habitat is necessary for satisfactory resolution of water use conflicts and planning of water allocation strategies. The Instream Flow Group (IFG) ...

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  • Changnon Jr., Stanley A.; Huff, Floyd A. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1966)

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  • Hopkins, Lewis D.; Brill Jr., E. Downey; Liebman, Jon C.; Wenzel, Harry G., Jr. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1976-12)
    Despite heroic structural measures, flood damages continue to rise. This research develops a means for identifying more nearly optimal patterns of land use with particular reference to timing, depth, and duration of flooding. ...

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  • Hopkins, Lewis D.; Brill Jr., E. Downey; Wong, Benedict D.C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-08)
    A technique is presented to generate alternatives that are different from each other, but good with respect to modeled objectives, for problems that can be modeled by dynamic programming. The technique is compared to other ...

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  • Provenzano, George (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-07)
    Barring major technological changes in available processes, projected expansion of energy production will utilize substantially increased quantities of water. In many areas of the country, planning will be needed to ...

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  • Brill Jr., E. Downey; Velioglu, S. Giray; Fuessle, Robert (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1976-09)
    Existing and projected energy facilities will, in the near future, place major demands on the country's water resources. These demands compete with many other uses of the resources, including municipal and industrial uses, ...

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  • Brill Jr., E. Downey; Velioglu, S. Giray; Fuessle, Robert (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1976-09)
    Existing and projected energy facilities will, in the near future, place major demands on the country's water resources. These demands compete with many other uses of the resources, including municipal and industrial uses, ...

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  • Chow, Ven Te (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1971-10)

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  • Chang, Shoou-Yuh; Brill Jr., E. Downey; Hopkins, Lewis D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-07)
    An optimization model is generally not a perfect representation of a complex water resources planning problem because not all important issues can be captured in a model. Optimization models can be used in a planning process ...

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  • Hey, Donald L.; Gemmell, Robert S. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-03)
    In metropolitan areas, water is supplied to consumers from one or more sources through separate but adjacent systems of facilities commonly owned and operated by municipal governments. Allocation of production and distribution ...

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  • Hopkins, Lewis D.; Goulter, Ian C.; Kurtz, Kenneth B.; Wenzel, Harry G., Jr.; Brill Jr., E. Downey (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1980-01)
    A target land use pattern found using a dynamic programming model is shown to be a useful reference for comparing the success of floodplain management policies. At least in the test case, there is interdependence in the ...

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  • Mades, Dean M.; Tauxe, George (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1980-02)

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  • Hamdan, Abdullatif S.; Meredith, Dale D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-01)
    The concept of network models is introduced and a general network model for a multiple purpose, multiple unit water resource system is developed. The "out-of-kilter" algorithm is then presented as a solution technique for ...

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  • Feng, Ching-Ju; Morin, Thomas L. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-03)
    The management and control of multiple-reservoir flood control systems is studied. Our objective is to devise operating policies which minimize flood damages as determined by the flood peaks. Methodologies are presented ...

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  • Male, James W.; Soliman, Karim (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1978-10)
    Illinois diverts water from Lake Michigan to the Chicago River and Canal System in three primary ways: (1) diversions for municipal water supply, (2) storm water diverted away from the lake, and (3) direct diversions ...

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  • Lee, Han-Lin; Brill Jr., E. Downey; Liebman, Jon C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1987-07)
    Sensitivity analyses were performed to examine typical stochastic programming (SP) modeling issues for a hypothetical single reservoir system. The elements considered include the partitions of inflow and storage states, ...

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  • Chow, Ven Te; Kim, Dong Hee; Maidment, David R.; Ula, Taylan A. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-10)
    This report describes the development of an analytical scheme for the formulation and optimization of water resources systems. The scheme being proposed and investigated is to model the stochastic input of annual as well ...

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  • Chow, Ven Te (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1969-12)
    Hydrologic phenomena are in reality stochastic in nature; that is, their behavior changes with the time in accordance with the law of probability as well as with the sequential relationship between the occurrences of the ...

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