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PWTB 25-30-1 Public Works Engineering Guidance and Evaluation Program, Publications Inventory 01-25-1999 24 KB
PWTB 200-1-03 Solvent Minimization and Substitution Guidelines 08-31-1999 576 KB
PWTB 200-1-04 Economic Analysis of Solvent Management Options 08-31-1999 447 KB
PWTB 200-1-05 Oil/Water Separator Selection, Installation and Maintenance: Lessons Learned 12-05-1997 275 KB
PWTB 200-1-08 Evaluation of Automatic Aqueous Parts Washers 01-15-1998 52 KB
PWTB 200-1-09 Evaluation of Imbiber Bead Technology For POL Leak Control 12-23-1999 49 KB
PWTB 200-1-10 Evaluation of Zymo Bacteria-Based Parts Cleaner 03-08-2000 44 KB
PWTB 200-1-11 Centralized Hazardous Materials Management Program (CHMMP) 07-31-1999 3.3 MB
PWTB 200-1-12 Treatment of Heavy Metal Contaminated Waste 07-31-2001 309 KB
PWTB 200-1-13 Source Information For Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricant (POL) Spill Containment and Cleanup Materials 03-31-2001 87 KB
PWTB 200-1-14 Flourescent Light Bulb Management and Disposal 03-15-2001 81 KB
PWTB 200-1-15 Automated Template for Integrated Solid Waste Management Plans 11-08-2002 59 KB
PWTB 200-1-15z Solid Waste Management Plans (swp2000.zip file) 557 KB
PWTB 200-1-16 Innovative Uses of Recycled Tank Tracks for Erosion Control 01-07-2002 2.1 MB
PWTB 200-1-17 Recycling Interior Finish Materials - Carpet and Ceiling Tiles 10-03-2003 240 KB
PWTB 200-1-18 Guidance For Non-Native Invasive Plant Species on Army Lands: Western United States 03-13-2003 70 KB
PWTB 200-1-19 Guidance For Non-Native Invasive Plant Species on Army Lands: Eastern United States 03-13-2003 70 KB
PWTB 200-1-20 Pollution Prevention: Lessons Learned 07-03-2002 3.8 MB
PWTB 200-1-21 Applicability of Constructed Wetlands for Army Installations 06-23-2003 603 KB
PWTB 200-1-22 Army Solid Waste and recycling Web Site 11-04-2003 67 KB
PWTB 200-1-23 Guidance for the Reduction of Demolition Waste Through Reuse and Recycling 10-03-2003 422 KB
PWTB 200-1-24 Quantifying Waste Generated From Building Remodeling 10-15-2003 819 KB
PWTB 200-1-25 Fuel Tanker Purging Facilities - Lessons Learned 12-01-2003 665 KB
PWTB 200-1-26 Market Valuation of Demolition Salvage Materials 04-05-2005 184 KB
PWTB 200-1-27 Reuse of Concrete Materials From Building Demolition 09-14-2004 829 KB
PWTB 200-1-31 Guidance for Addressing Chlordane Contamination at Department of Defense Sites 09-30-2004 91 KB
PWTB 200-1-35 Construction Discharge and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Requirements 09-30-2005 720 KB
PWTB 200-1-36 Sustainable Stormwater Storage Alternatives for Army Installations 09-30-2005 1.7 MB
PWTB 200-1-37 Method to Estimate Vegetative Cover on Army Training Lands 10-25-2005 656 KB
PWTB 200-1-38 Guidelines for Complying with the Oil Pollution Prevention Regulation 10-31-2006 321 KB
PWTB 200-1-39 Guidelines on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program 07-31-2006 223 KB
PWTB 200-1-40 Characterizing Demolition Debris for Diversion Opportunities: WWII-Era and Korean War-Era Buildings 07-31-2006 4.9 MB
PWTB 200-1-43 Method for Identifying Roads and Trails to Determine Erosion Potentials on U.S. Army Installations 03-31-2008 1.5 MB
PWTB 200-1-44 Recycling Exterior Building Finish Materials 02-01-2007 917 KB
PWTB 200-1-45 Deconstruction of WWII-Era Wood Framed Buildings 02-01-2007 1.8 MB
PWTB 200-1-46 Water Conservation and Water Efficiency Guidance 02-01-2007 45 KB
PWTB 200-1-47 Guidance to Select Detergents for Use at Army Washracks 08-30-2007 120 KB
PWTB 200-1-48 Opportunities for Reducing Construction and Demolition Waste from Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) Programs 06-30-2007 1.2 MB
PWTB 200-1-50 Comparison of Solid Substrates for Collecting Military Smoke and Obscurant Chemical Deposition 09-01-2007 787 KB
PWTB 200-1-51 Solid Waste Generation Rates At Army Base Camps 04-01-2008 84 KB
PWTB 200-1-52 U.S. Army Installation Floristic Inventory Database 11-30-2007 127 KB
PWTB 200-1-53 Overview of Native Plant Species with Remediation Potential that have Applicability to Land Rehabilitation Objectives 11-30-2007 267 KB
PWTB 200-1-54 General Mapping Guidelines for Terrestrial Invasive Plant Species 07-01-2008 96 KB
PWTB 200-1-55 Update to UFC 4-214-03 Central Vehicle Wash Facilities 04-01-2008 83 KB
PWTB 200-1-57 Prioritized Non-Native Invasive Plant Management on Army Installations 06-30-2008 1.1 MB
PWTB 200-1-59 Pilot Study Using Wood Chips as an Absorbent to Treat Wastewater from Grease Trap Servicing 07-01-2008 505 KB
PWTB 200-1-60 Best Practices for Archaeological Site Monitoring 01-01-2009 358 KB
PWTB 200-1-61 An Evaluation of Field Test Kits for Environmental Sampling 10-01-2008 322 KB
PWTB 200-1-62 Low Impact Development for Sustainable Installations: Stormwater Design and Planning Guidance for Development within Army Training Areas 10-01-2008 6.8 MB
PWTB 200-1-63 Alternatives to Chlorine Disinfection at the Fort Bragg, NC Drinking Water Treatment Plant 01-01-2009 1.8 MB
PWTB 200-1-64 Wastewater Effluent Reuse at Fort Bragg -- Feasibility Study 01-01-2009 352 KB
PWTB 200-1-65 Proper Selection of Hydroseeding Mixtures and Components to Promote Rapid Revegetation of Disturbed Department of Defense Lands 06-30-2009 317 KB
PWTB 200-1-66 Detection of Fuel Spills In Wastewater Collection Systems 12-31-2009 224 KB
PWTB 200-1-67 Update to PWTB 200-1-38, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan 12-31-2009 140 KB
PWTB 200-1-68 Efficient Solid Waste Collection 12-31-2009 190 KB
PWTB 200-1-69 Demonstration of the Ecopod(R) Composting System at Fort Lewis and Fort Hood 02-01-2010 922 KB
PWTB 200-1-70 Converting Non-Native Plant Species of Improved and Unimproved Grounds to Low Maintenance Native Plant Species 08-01-2010 321 KB
PWTB 200-1-71 Lessons Learned: 404/401 Permitting on Military Training Lands 01-30-2010 24.5 MB
PWTB 200-1-72 Army Critical Area Revegetation Establishment Strategies (Army Cares) 09-30-2011 2.6 MB
PWTB 200-1-73 Reuse of Materials from Modular Relocatable Facilities 07-31-2010 1.2 MB
PWTB 200-1-74 Effective Use of Soil Coring for Archaeology and Pollution Prevention Site Characterization 02-28-2010 84 KB
PWTB 200-1-75 Rainwater Harvesting for Army Installations 03-22-2010 480 KB
PWTB 200-1-76 Universal Waste Management and Disposal 03-23-2010 204 KB
PWTB 200-1-77 Proper Seeding Methods to Promote Rapid Revegetation of Distrubed Department of Defense Lands 04-30-2012 460 KB
PWTB 200-1-78 Spray Paint Materials Management and Pilot Delivery System At Fort Hood, TX 01-14-2011 351 KB
PWTB 200-1-79 Benefits of a Candidate Conservation Agreement for the Gopher Tortoise and Lessons Learned 05-2010 4.7 MB
PWTB 200-1-80 Microbial Mat Landfill Leachate Treatment System 01-14-2011 1.3 MB
PWTB 200-1-81 Assessing Regional Sustainability with the Sustainable Installations Regional Resource Assessment (Sirra) Program 01-14-2011 526 KB
PWTB 200-1-82 Modeling the Effects of Prescribed Burning on Ozone Precursors at Fort Bragg, NC 01-14-2011 174 KB
PWTB 200-1-83 Feasibility of JP-8 Recycling at Fort Bragg, NC 09-30-2010 179 KB
PWTB 200-1-84 Air Emissions Source Monitoring Technology Implementation Study 09-30-2010 410 KB
PWTB 200-1-85 Installation Water Audit Guidelines 09-30-2010 871 KB
PWTB 200-1-86 Assessing Water Availability Assessment Guidance 09-30-2010 535 KB
PWTB 200-1-87 Operation and Maintenance for Central Vehicle Wash Facilities 03-03-2011 2.8 MB
PWTB 200-1-88 Guidelines for Management of Winter Annual Grasses 03-03-2011 131 KB
PWTB 200-1-89 Integrating NEPA Analysis Into Army Non-Native Invasive Plant Management 03-15-2011 421 KB
PWTB 200-1-90 Guidance on Native Plant Species Suitable for Ecological Restoration 04-20-2011 286 KB
PWTB 200-1-91 Management Guidance for Gopher Tortoise Relocation 03-31-2011 203 KB
PWTB 200-1-92 Guidance and Demonstration of Motion Detection Systems for Monitoring Species of Concern 03-31-2011 842 KB
PWTB 200-1-93 Ecological Guidance for Renewable Energy Projects 04-30-2011 169 KB
PWTB 200-1-94 Army Water Conservation Collaboration Web Portal 04-15-2011 233 KB
PWTB 200-1-95 Soil Composting for Explosives Remediation: Case Studies and Lessons Learned 05-17-2011 1.1 MB
PWTB 200-1-96 Initiating Regional Smart-Growth Strategies 05-18-2011 169 KB
PWTB 200-1-97 Evaluation of Check Dam Systems for Erosion and Sediment Control at Military Facilities 05-25-2011 956 KB
PWTB 200-1-98 Guidance to Improve Archaeological Interpretations of Soils and Sediments 05-25-2011 285 KB
PWTB 200-1-99 Development and Evaluation of Compost Mulch Best Management Practices for Erosion Control 05-31-2011 569 KB
PWTB 200-1-100 Selection of Reinforced Vegetation and Hard Armoring Techniques 06-03-2011 411 KB
PWTB 200-1-101 Graywater Application for Army Installations 09-30-2011 334 KB
PWTB 200-1-102 Twenty Non-Native Invasive Plants Army Installation Land Managers Should Know About 06-30-2011 2.5 MB
PWTB 200-1-103 Investigation of Seed Bombs for Military Lands 12-30-2011 120 KB
PWTB 200-1-104 Implementing a Water Conservation Program on Army Installations 09-30-2011 171 KB
PWTB 200-1-105 Water Efficient Installations 09-30-2011 910 KB
PWTB 200-1-106 Managing Environmental and Conservation Impacts from Prescribed Fire Programs 09-30-2011 162 KB
PWTB 200-1-107 Use of Vegetation to Promote Capture of Fugitive Dust on U.S. Army Installations 09-30-2011 222 KB
PWTB 200-1-108 Guidance on Effective Archival Research in the Evaluation of National Register Eligibility Status of Archaeological Site 09-30-2011 1.3 MB
PWTB 200-1-109 Pre-Germination to Enhance Seeding Success and Establishment of Vegetation 09-30-2011 139 KB
PWTB 200-1-110 Environmentally Friendly Cleaners for Removing Tar and Asphalt from Tactical and Transportation Vehicles 10-31-2011 855 KB
PWTB 200-1-111 Biodegradation for Treatment of Pol-Contaminated Soil 11-30-2011 791 KB
PWTB 200-1-112 Porous Concrete Load-Bearing System at Fort Hood:  Lessons Learned 12-15-2011 621 KB
PWTB 200-1-113 Using Ground Asphalt Shingles for Dust Control 11-2011 266 KB
PWTB 200-1-114 GPS-Based Underwater Video Mapping for Aquatic Threatened and Endangered Species Habitat 12-15-2011 1.1 MB
PWTB 200-1-115 Low-Water Crossings - Lessons Learned 12-15-2011 1.5 MB
PWTB 200-1-116 Guidance for Low Impact Development (LID) Site Selection and Integration on Military Lands 03-10-2012 912 KB
PWTB 200-1-117 Mitigation of Environmental Impacts from Unsurfaced Roads 12-10-2013 1.2 MB
PWTB 200-1-118 Implementing Sustainable Water Management Strategies in Historic District 04-30-2012 8.4 MB
PWTB 200-1-119 Inventory of Public Works Technical Bulletins:  1992-2011 06-30-2012 261 KB
PWTB 200-1-120 Opportunities to Increase Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion 10-31-2012 4.3 MB
PWTB 200-1-121 Stormwater Best Management Practices for Low Impact Development (LID) Infrastructure 12-31-2013 5.2 MB
PWTB 200-1-122 Use of High-Carbon Waste Materials for Soil Restoration 07-31-2012 523 KB
PWTB 200-1-123 Identification of Superfluous Roads in Terms of Sustainable Military Land Carrying Capacity and Environment 03-31-2013 3 MB
PWTB 200-1-124 Environmental Considerations of Stabilizing Treatments for Tank Trails 01-31-2014 5.4 MB
PWTB 200-1-125 Forest Products and Agricultural Outleasing 06-30-2013 563 KB
PWTB 200-1-126 PCBs in Caulk and Paint 12-31-2012 1.5 MB
PWTB 200-1-127 Vegetation Establishment Expectations For Erosion Control Blankets 02-28-2014 1.9 MB
PWTB 200-1-129 Demonstration and Guidance of Automated Radio Telemetry Systems for Monitoring Animal Populations 03-31-2013 2.1 MB
PWTB 200-1-130 Evaluation of Erosion Control Blankets on Military Firing Ranges 10-31-2013 4 MB
PWTB 200-1-131 Non-Native Invasive Species Management Guidance 06-30-2013 5.8 MB
PWTB 200-1-133 Environmental Considerations for Selecting Cost-Effective Dust Control Technologies 10-31-2013 228 KB
PWTB 200-1-134 Prioritizing Archeological Sites for Cost-Effective Long-Term ManagementNEW 05-15-2014 563 KB
PWTB 200-1-136 Turbidity As A Surrogate For Estimating Suspended Sediments 11-30-2013 1.4 MB
PWTB 200-1-139 Evaluation of Demonstrated BioswaleNEW 04-10-2014 1.9 MB
PWTB 200-2-58 Valuation Assessment of Ecosystems 09-16-2008 109 KB
PWTB 200-2-65 Floristic Quality Assessments 01-01-2009 573 KB
PWTB 200-3-28 An Evaluation of Low-Impact Tires on Military Lands 10-29-2004 1.3 MB
PWTB 200-3-29 Sources of Plant Materials for Land Rehabilitation 06-20-2005 6.7 MB
PWTB 200-3-30 Current Technologies for Erosion Control on Army Training Lands 11-02-2004 10.6 MB
PWTB 200-3-32 Sources for Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance Equipment 06-30-2005 646 KB
PWTB 200-3-33 Regional Cost Estimates for Rehabilitation and Maintenance Practices on Army Training Lands 06-01-2005 396 KB
PWTB 200-3-41 Lessons Learned: Streambank Stabilization on Army Training Lands 09-30-2006 2.2 MB
PWTB 200-3-49 Range Repository and Guidance for Planning and Siting: Environmental Considerations for Military Installations 09-30-2007 281 KB
PWTB 200-3-56 Erosion Assessments: Training Load Optimization for Environmental and Economic Considerations 10-01-2008 3 MB
PWTB 200-4-42 Selecting Archaeological Sites for Geophysical Survey 02-01-2007 1.7 MB
PWTB 420-46-1 Effects of Polyurethane Sponge Cleaning on Carrying Capacity of Potable Water Mains 05-01-1996 273 KB
PWTB 420-46-2 Procedure to Detect Water Distribution System Leaks 09-30-1993 62 KB
PWTB 420-46-5 Assessment of Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution Potential At Military Bases 07-01-1996 72 KB
PWTB 420-46-8 Biosolids Management 03-01-1995 24 KB
PWTB 420-46-9 Sewer System Infrastructure Analysis and Rehabilitation 03-15-1995 15 KB
PWTB 420-46-10 Ultraviolet Radiation for Disinfection of Wastewater Effluent 07-15-1999 6.6 MB
PWTB 420-47-05 Source Reduction Planning 08-01-1994 9.9 MB
PWTB 420-47-6 Waste Reduction Methods for Food Service Personnel at Army Installations 12-01-1994 1.2 MB
PWTB 420-47-7 Office Waste Reduction Methods at Army Installations 12-01-1994 1.3 MB
PWTB 420-49-5 Industrial Water Treatment Procedures 02-02-1998 874 KB
PWTB 420-49-6 The Use of Plastic Plumbing Materials: Lessons Learned 05-31-1996 91 KB
PWTB 420-49-10 Application of Trenchless Technology at Army Installations 02-28-1999 612 KB
PWTB 420-49-12 Army Recycling Lessons Learned 05-22-2001 703 KB
PWTB 420-49-14 Composting for Army Installations 08-15-2000 2 MB
PWTB 420-49-16 Cross-Connection Control at Army Installations 07-16-2001 560 KB
PWTB 420-49-18 Direct Sale of Recyclables 11-17-2006 410 KB
PWTB 420-49-19 The Air Compliance Advisor 07-31-2001 310 KB
PWTB 420-49-20 Degradable Plastic Bags for the Collection of Compostable Material 02-28-1999 47 KB
PWTB 420-49-21 Boiler Water Treatment: Lessons Learned 11-10-1999 108 KB
PWTB 420-49-22 Cooling Water Treatment: Lessons Learned 11-22-1999 109 KB
PWTB 420-49-24 Water Treatment Plant Operator Assistance Program Lessons Learned 03-13-2001 385 KB
PWTB 420-49-25 Lessons Learned, Operator Assistance Program, Wastewater Treatment 05-2001 3 MB
PWTB 420-49-26 Lessons Learned, Cross-Connection Control Programs at Army Installations 05-24-2001 304 KB
PWTB 420-49-27 Biodegradation of POL-Contaminated Washrack Sludge 03-31-1999 1 MB
PWTB 420-49-28 Effect Of Quick Release Detergent On Oil/Water Separators 11-02-1999 364 KB
PWTB 420-49-29 Operation And Maintenance Of Cathodic Protection Systems 12-02-1999 1.4 MB
PWTB 420-49-30 Alternatives to Demolition for Facility Reduction 05-24-2001 1.5 MB
PWTB 420-49-31 Lessons Learned at the Fort Sill Central Vehicle Wash Facilities 09-06-1999 389 KB
PWTB 420-49-34 Magnetic Water Treatment 06-15-2001 2.3 MB
PWTB 420-49-35 In-Situ Epoxy Coating for Metallic Pipe 06-15-2001 283 KB
PWTB 420-49-36 Leak Detection 06-15-2001 840 KB
PWTB 420-49-37 Cathodic Protection Anode Selection 06-15-2001 4.8 MB
PWTB 420-49-39 Biological Nutrient Removal 09-01-2001 219 KB
PWTB 420-70-2 Installation Lead Hazard Management 02-20-1997 311 KB
PWTB 420-70-8 Installation Asbestos Program Management 03-23-1998 945 KB
PWTB 420-76-2 Design and Construction of a Pesticide Storage and Mix Facility 09-30-1997 324 KB
TN 420-10-9 Facilities Engineering Management - Requesting Maintenance and Repair Project Approval Using the DD 1391 Processor System 03-01-1992 35 KB