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Urban runoff quality

impact and quality enhancement technology : proceedings of an Engineering Foundation Conference, New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire, June 23-27, 1986

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Published by The Society in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban runoff -- Congresses.,
  • Water quality management -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- Congresses.

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    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementorganized by the Urban Water Resources Research Council of the Technical Council on Research of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; co-sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation [and] American Public Works Association [and] U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; edited by Ben Urbonas and Larry A. Roesner.
    ContributionsUrbonas, Ben., Roesner, Larry A., American Society of Civil Engineers Urban Water Resources Research Council., National Science Foundation (U.S.), American Public Works Association., United States. Environmental Protection Agency., Engineering Foundation Conference on Urban Runoff Quality (1986 : New England College)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD657 .U76 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination477 p. :
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2732372M
    ISBN 10087262577X
    LC Control Number86026541

    The results of this paper only compare two distributions, but particle size distribution in stormwater runoff depends on many factors. For example, PSD will vary with site location (spatially), with rainfall intensity (hydrologically), and with season or antecedent dry period (temporally). Clean Ocean Fact Sheet For Residents 1. First flush storm December In Santa Monica, over , gallons of runoff flow through the storm drain system each day even when it’s not raining. First flush is the phenomenon of the first rain “flushing” out the storm drain system of all the accumulated sediment and trash. The Pico-.


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Title: Protecting Water Quality from Urban Runoff Author: US EPA, OW, OWM, Water Permits Division, Municipal Branch Subject: This fact sheet explains how urbanized areas affect water quality through increased runoff and pollutant loads and what homeowners can do.

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Davies, John W. Title TD B88 ––dc22 ISBN 0–––8 (pbk) ISBN 0– Urban runoff quality book Runoff Quality: Impact and Quality Enhancement Technology. This book contains the papers presented at the Engineering Foundation Conference, Urban Runoff Quality, held Junein Henniker, New Hampshire.

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Urban runoff discharges from municipal storm sewer systems are a leading cause of water quality impairment throughout the United States. There is a strong correlation between “urbanization” and impacts to receiving water quality. Urban Discharges and Receiving Water Quality Impacts covers the proceedings of a seminar organized by the IAWPRC/IAHR Sub-Committee for Urban Runoff Quality Data, as part of the IAWPRC 14th Biennial Conference.

The book presents papers that discuss the methods and procedures for the control and management of urban discharges. About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 7.

This monograph has been written over the last 2 years by eight members of the AGU Urban Hydrology Committee as a means of conveying state-of-the-art practices in the expanding field of urban hydrology and stormwater management. The Urban Water Resources Research Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers has for many years had as one of its major objectives the transfer of urban runoff technology among researchers and practitioners in the field, as well as to those engineers who are not in the forefront but who nonetheless need the information on the latest.

Many facets of stormwater management, from rainfall analysis and design storm selection procedures to runoff calculations and the evaluation of wet ponds for long-term, efficient water quality control. The book presents broadly used conventional methods and innovative techniques that.

Sources and mechanisms of nutrient transport in lawn irrigation driven surface runoff are largely unknown. We investigated the transport of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) in lawn irrigation driven surface runoff from a residential neighborhood (28 ha) of 56% impervious and 44% pervious areas.

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Estimation of the Rate of Pollutant Buildup on Urban Watersheds. Washoff of Pollutants. Washoff From Undeveloped Land Areas. Washoff Rates for Pollutants Other Than Solids. Role of the Transport System. Environmental Assessment ConsiderationsCited by:   Based on total constituent analysis, there are chemicals in runoff from urban areas at concentrations that exceed the USEPA's water quality criteria, and state standards based on these.

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