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Quantitative and qualitative implications of urban storm runoff abatement measures

Pennsylvania State University. Dept. of Civil Engineering.

Quantitative and qualitative implications of urban storm runoff abatement measures

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Published by Institute for Research on Land and Water Resources, Pennsylvania State University in University Park .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban runoff.,
  • Storm sewers.,
  • Storm water retention basins.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 99-101.

    StatementGert Aron ... [et al.] ; Department of Civil Engineering.
    SeriesResearch publication - Institute for Research on Land and Water Resources, The Pennsylvania State University ; 97
    ContributionsAron, Gert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE356.P4 P4 no. 97, TD653 P4 no. 97
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4377568M
    LC Control Number78621383

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Quantitative and qualitative implications of urban storm runoff abatement measures by Pennsylvania State University. Dept. of Civil Engineering. Download PDF EPUB FB2

1 QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF STORM WATER RUNOFF IN AN URBAN EXPERIMENTAL CATCHMENT O. Barco1, C. Ciaponi 2, S. Papiri 3 1. Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Via Ferrata, 1, Pavia, Italy.

PDF | On Jan 1,O J Barco and others published Quantitative and qualitative analysis of storm water runoff in an urban experimental catchment | Find, read and cite all the research you need. On Parameter Estimation of Urban Storm-Water Runoff Model Pedro Avellaneda1; Thomas P.

Ballestero2; Robert M. Roseen3; and James J. Houle4 Abstract: An existing accumulation and wash-off model was applied and calibrated on a standard asphalt parking lot located in the northeastern United States.

The field measured data consisted of rainfall, flow, and runoff samples taken from over 26 storm. A field monitoring network was set up within the Stamford canal watershed in to study both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of storm runoff from this urbanised catchment.

The data acquisition equipment comprised a continuous recording rain gauge, a water level recorder and an automatic water sampler capable of sampling storm runoff at preset intervals during rainfall by: 6.

Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution from urban runoff has been established as a major cause of receiving water degradation. In an effort to control this problem, new regulations have been passed in the U.S.A.

and federal, state, and local agencies are devising urban runoff management programs. This paper reviews recent regulations and studies related to urban stormwater runoff Cited by:   This study develops and tests a novel optimization method for optimally selecting and sizing stormwater control measures (SCMs) in urban landscapes for selected design storms.

The developed methodology yields SCMs that capture and retain stormwater via onsite percolation, remove stormwater pollutants, and minimize stormwater control expenditures.

The RUNOFF block of EPA's storm water management model (SWMM) was used to simulate the quantity and quality of urban storm water runoff from four relatively small sites (i.e.

597–2356 ha) in. Reeves et al. () showed that fecal bacteria from urban runoff originates from the contamination in drainage channels and storm sewers. In the Huntington Beach site, there are already management practices to divert some of the urban runoff, such as forebays, where runoff.

The qualitative descriptions commonly found in literature cannot be used as an appropriate basis to plan structural pollutant abatement measures. In understanding the first flush, the major difficulty arises with respect to defining this phenomenon in a quantitative manner.

Urban trees can potentially mitigate environmental degradation accompanying rapid urbanisation via a range of tree benefits and services. But uncertainty exists about the extent of tree benefits and services because urban trees also impose.

Urban Runoff: National Management Measures. Return to Urban Runoff: also help states to implement their nonpoint source control programs and municipalities to implement their Phase II Storm Water Permit Programs.

You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. Environmental flow assessment frameworks have begun to consider changes to flow regimes resulting from land-use change. Urban stormwater runoff, which degrades streams through altered volume, pattern and quality of flow, presents a problem that challenges dominant approaches to stormwater and water resource management, and to environmental flow assessment.

Evaluating Management Strategies for Urban Stormwater Runoff. Corinna Marie Fleischmann, Ph.D. University of Connecticut, ABSTRACT. Urban stormwater runoff, a leading cause of waterway impairment, has become a focal point of urban stormwater management strategies.

As urbanization increases, regulations demanding. qualitative information on whether there are unaddressed potential pollutant sources at your site, and whether existing control measures are effective or need to be reevaluated.

Stormwater sampling provides quantitative (i.e., numeric) data to determine pollutant concentrations in runoff and, in turn. Stormwater Runoff and Impervious Surfaces. Perhaps the most defining characteristic of urban streams is the increased amount and rapidity of stormwater or surface runoff to those systems.

Impervious surfaces associated with urbanization reduce infiltration and increase surface runoff (see Figure 16), altering the pathways by which water (and any associated contaminants) reach urban streams. The paper is a retrospective analysis of trends in quantitative empirical and theoretical studies of urban surface runoff from the mid th century to the early 90s of the 20 th century, when the.

The traditional means of managing storm water runoff in urban areas has been to construct a vast curb-and-gutter, catch basin, and storm drain network to transport this runoff volume quickly and efficiently away from the urbanized area and discharge the water to receiving streams.

Season and land use are frequently referred to as the most relevant factors affecting stormwater runoff characteristics (Burton and Pitt, ; Goonetilleke et al., ; Hathaway and Hunt, ).Therefore, the characterization (qualitative and quantitative) of stormwater runoff should be performed at national and regional bases, with monitoring studies, for it has been proved that site.

A field monitoring network was set up within the Stamford canal watershed in to study both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of storm runoff from this urbanised catchment.

The data acquisition equipment comprised a continuous recording rain gauge, a water level recorder and an automatic water sampler capable of sampling storm runoff. • Existing runoff water quality-If storm water runoff from the proposed construction site has been sampled end analyzed for the presence of any pollutant (e.g., total suspended solids), then the results of the analyses must be included in the pollution prevention plan.

In most cases. existing. direct runoff, which consists of channel runoff, sur-face runoff, and subsurface flow in unknown propor-tions.

The curve number method estimates this combined direct runoff. Rainfall-runoff relationship The NRCS runoff equation was developed to estimate total storm runoff from total storm. Urban storm water runoff contains pollutants which can impact the quality of surface water, seepage water and ground water.

Heavy metals, e.g. lead (Pb), zinc (Zn), copper (Cu), cadmium (Cd), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) and readily soluble salts in runoff, are partly regarded as hazardous to water. Quantitative and Qualitative Implications of Urban Storm Runoff Abatement Measures.

G Aron; D F Lakatos; D A Long; A C Miller; J J O 'brien; Penn State Urban Runoff Model-Users Manual. G Aron. This paper introduces a methodology for preliminary planning of urban runoff quantity and quality control.

The methodology consists of three basic steps: rainfall analysis, prediction of runoff control system performance, and determination of least‐cost combinations of control measures. The impacts of stormwater runoff can also be minimized by increasing tree canopy over paved surfaces to increase interception of rainfall.

Another way to minimize impacts is by “disconnecting” paved surfaces so that they no longer drain to the system of gutters, inlets and pipes that make up the storm drainage system and ultimately flow to our local streams and rivers.

The Global Urban Dimension. Cities are complex adaptive systems embedded within even more complex adaptive ecosystems (Burkhard et al. ).Cites and their regions are hubs for people, infrastructure and commerce, requiring extensive resources and putting intense pressure on the environment (Grimm et al.

).Urban landscapes are the everyday environment of the majority of. — Inspect, maintain, and repair runoff treatment controls to maintain design treatment capacity. — Inspect, maintain, and restore riparian buffers.

Management Measure Description and Selection Description The maintenance of storm water controls. The qualitative descriptions commonly found in literature cannot be used as an appropriate basis to plan structural pollutant abatement measures.

In understanding the first flush, the major difficulty arises with respect to defining this phenomenon in a quantitative manner.

As Bertrand-Krajewski et al., () and Saget et al., () have. In some aspects storm water infiltration is more effective for runoff reduction and abatement of pollution discharges than detention basins.

In the future, measures to promote urban stormwater. Moreover, land use decisions affect water supply and wastewater system designs and operation, as well as measures needed for managing stormwater runoff. Furthermore, an urban infrastructure system requires energy, which in turn, typically requires water (Loucks & Van Beek ).

Consequently, water is one of the key elements of the United. Although lead has been removed from paint and gasoline sold in the U.S., lead exposures persist, with communities of color and residents in urban and low-income areas at greatest risk for exposure. The persistence of and inequities in lead exposures raise questions about the scope and implementation of policies that address lead as a public health concern.

The indicators include quantitative and qualitative variables. Quantitative variables can be valued by simulation calculation or site monitoring. For example, runoff flow reduction, pollutant removal could get by the Stormwater Management Model (SWMM), the System for Urban Stormwater Treatment and Analysis Integration Model (SUSTAIN).

First flush is indicated when a large frac- tion of the total pollutant load occurs disproportionately in the early runoff. Quantitative measures of mass first flush have been developed, for example, 50% of the mass load in the first 25% of runoff (Wanielista and Yousef, ) or, more generally, the mass first flush ratio (Stenstrom and Kayha.

While conventional techniques of storm water management are focused only on reducing peak flows for flood prevention, LID practices such as BMPs seek to reduce the volume disposed through retention and infiltration systems that mimic pre‐urban conditions and increase naturalised areas, at the same time removing nutrients, metals and.

The staff sampled storm event runoff, stream quality, and the biological community, assessed habitat, and collected samples for toxicity tests. This approach has shown that stormwater impacts are diverse and a range of control measures within the watershed must be used for urban water quality improvement.

Storm Event Runoff Monitoring. Urban Storm Water Best Management Practices. i Acknowledgments This report was prepared by Eric Strassler, Project Manager, Jesse Pritts, Civil Engineer, Sources of Contaminants in Urban Storm Water Runoff Typical Pollutant Loadings from Runoff by Urban Land Use (lbs/acre-yr) Comparison of Water Quality.

benefits. These include, reducing runoff frequency, flow volumes and peak discharge to urban waterways, thereby mitigating urban flooding, improving water quality in waterways and helping maintain their ecological health (Dillon et al., ; Walsh et al., ). The final words Urban stormwater/rainwater reuse is an.

Controlling runoff from existing urban areas is often more costly than controlling runoff from new developments. Economic efficiencies are often realized through approaches that target “hot spots” of runoff pollution or have multiple benefits, such as high-efficiency street sweeping (which addresses aesthetics, road safety, and water quality).

measures by stipulating requirements such as minimum platform levels and crest levels in the Code of Practice on Surface Water Drainage. 12 3 Figure Storm hydrograph showing the difference in peak runoff between an urbanised area and a pre-development, or greenfield site.

The greater the degree of urbanisation, the higher. J.P. Meador, in Encyclopedia of Ecology, This article examines the ecotoxicological effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The intent was to provide a general overview of the relevant ecotoxicological studies for these ubiquitous compounds and to provide basic information on environmental chemistry, sources, basic ecotoxicological methods, and important controlling factors.

control measures during storms; and to design storage/ treatment facilities. Estimates of event pollutant loads are also important because most of the annual loads are trans-ported by the big events [Duncan, ].

Studies over shorter timescales may also lead to a better understanding of storm water runoff quality processes.Urban Runoff and CSO BMP References Document Title Protecting Water Quality in Urban Areas, 1 Guide to NFS Control, Water Resource Protection Technology: A Handbook of Measures to Protect Water Resources in Land Development, Urban Targeting and Urban BMP Selection, Combined Sewer Overflow Pollution Abatement, Author or.Goal was to sample urban stormwater runoff, no combined sewage/storm infrastructure.

• 40% of sites infiltrated urban stormwater to GW via GI. • Auto sampler used for flow-weighted composite samples. • 3 sites used DH sampler for time-weighted isokinetic samples. Network and Sampling Details. 7.