Urban Runoff Quality Management

Urban Runoff Quality Management

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This manual comprises a holistic view of urban runoff quality management. For the beginner, who has little previous exposure to urban runoff quality management, the manual covers the entire subject area from sources and effects of pollutants in urban runoff through the development of management plans and the design of controls. For the municipal stormwater management agency, guidance is given for developing a water quality management plan that takes into account receiving water use objectives, local climatology, regulation, financing and cost, and procedures for comparing various types of controls for suitability and cost effectiveness in a particular area. This guidance will also assist owners of large-scale urban development projects in cost-effectively and aesthetically integrating water quality control to the drainage plan. The manual is also directed to designers who desire a self-contained unit that discusses the design of specific quality controls for urban runoff.However, some question still exists about the use of the database a€” most of the urban sites had an ADT of greater than 30 ... Other studies that focus on data from only one site (such as Kerri et al., 1985; Barrett et al., 1995; and Thomson et al., anbsp;...

Title:Urban Runoff Quality Management
Author:Water Environment Federation, American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher:ASCE Publications - 1998-01-01


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