Urban runoff characteristics by Herbert C. Preul

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Statementby Division of Water Resources, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Cincinnati ; Herbert C. Preul and Constantine Papadakis.
SeriesWater pollution control research series -- 11024 DQU 10/70., Water pollution control research series -- 11024 DQU10/70.
ContributionsPapadakis, Constantine., University of Cincinnati. Dept. of Civil Engineering. Division of Water Resources., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Water Quality Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL15232230M

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As the world population grows, already burgeoning cities are becoming taxed in every conceivable way. One topic that receives few headlines, but significantly impacts an area’s quality of health and economic development is the challenge to maintain sustainable urban drainage (SUD).

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Reuse of Urban Runoff in Australia: A Review of Recent Advances and Remaining Challenges Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Journal of Environmental Quality 37(5 Suppl):S Characterization of Urban Runoff from Combined Sewer and Storm Sewer Catchments in Beijing, China.

In order to investigate the characterization of runoff from combined sewer and storm sewer, two monitoring systems have been installed separately in separated and combined catchments, which have been held since July in urban area in Beijing (China).Cited by: 1.

Urban runoff is a waste that contains pollutants and adversely affects the quality of waters of the State. Urban runoff discharges from municipal storm sewer systems are a leading cause of water quality impairment throughout the United States.

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The potential contribution of urban runoff to surface sediments of the Passaic River: sources and chemical characteristics. Walker WJ(1), McNutt RP, Maslanka CK.

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urban storm runoff from selected drainage basins in the Bay-Delta region and (2) assessing the land-use and land-surface characteristics in the selected drainage basins.

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Urban runoff or 'storm drain pollution' is one of the leading causes of water pollution in this country. Urban areas may contain up to 90 percent hard, impervious surfaces such as rooftops, sidewalks, streets, construction sites and parking lots and pavement where water collects and quickly runs off.

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Directions of diffuse pollution research and Best Management Practices are evolving, and effective and affordable methods of control are being developed to handle the abatement of toxic pollutants from atmospheric deposition, and urban and agricultural runoff.

This book provides a useful manual covering the most important topics and solutions.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.Surface runoff (also known as overland flow) is the flow of water that occurs when excess stormwater, meltwater, or other sources flow over the Earth's can occur when the soil is saturated to full capacity, and rain arrives more quickly than soil can absorb it.

Surface runoff often occurs because impervious areas (such as roofs and pavement) do not allow water to soak into the ground.

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