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Innovative Urban Wet-Weather Flow Management Systems

1st Edition

By Richard Field, James P. Heaney, Robert Pitt

CRC Press

535 pages

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pub: 2000-06-27
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The 20th century's automobile-inspired land use changes brought about tremendous transformations in how stormwater moves across the modern urban land-scape. Streets and parking areas in the average urban family's neighborhood now exceed the amount of land devoted to living space. Add parking, office and commercial space, and it's easy to understand

Table of Contents

Principles of Integrated Urban Water Management. Sustainable Urban Water Management. Source Characterization. Receiving Water and Other Impacts. Collection Systems. Assessment of Stormwater Best Management Practice Effectiveness. Stormwater Storage-Treatment-Reuse Systems. Urban Stormwater and Watershed Management: A Case Study.Cost Analysis and Financing of Urban Water Infrastructure. Institutional Arrangements. Summary and Conclusions. Appendix: Innovative Stormwates Management in New development: Planing Case Study.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply