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1st Edition

New Techniques for Modelling the Management of Stormwater Quality Impacts

ISBN 9780873718981
Published December 21, 1992 by CRC Press
560 Pages

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Book Description

New Techniques for Modelling the Management of Stormwater Quality Impacts is a unique volume devoted to discussing new developments in modeling, best management practices (BMPs), information management, user interfacing, and instrumentation for reducing the impacts of urbanization on aquatic ecosystems. The book is divided into three sections: ecosystems and environmental modeling contexts; best management practices, including real-time control; and applications of geographical information systems (GIS). Specific topics addressed include the need to move from a regulatory basis for system management to a process-based management system, the use of remote sensing to divide a catchment into six different hydrologic response classes to compute floods, instrumentation, data acquisition, real-time control, aspects of stormwater detention ponds, and methods for using GIS. Detailed indexes, lists of acronyms, programs and models, and a full glossary are provided at the end of the book.

New Techniques for Modelling the Management of Stormwater Quality Impacts will interest professional engineers in municipal and environmental engineering, consultants, researchers in civil engineering, hydrological engineers, hydraulics engineers, environmental policy makers, and students.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the SWMM Environment. (W. James). Developing an Ecosystem Context for the Management of Water and Water Systems. (J.G. Imhof and W.K. Annable). A Comprehensive Stream Study. (T.W. Mahood and G. Zukovs). Tools for Evaluating Environmental Quality, Water Quality and Water Quantity Issues. (W. Snodgrass, D.E. Maunder, K. Schiefer, and K.C. Whistler). A Decision Support System for Highway Runoff. (E.D. Driscoll). Modelling Changes in Surface Water Quality for Watersheds Undergoing Urbanization. (D.G. Weatherbe, H.O. Schroeter, D.W. Draper, and H.R. Whiteley). Comprehensive Urban Runoff Quantity/Quality Management Modelling. (J.Y. Li and B.J. Adams). Remote Sensing Inputs for Flash Flood Forecasting in Urban Areas. (N. Kouwen and E.D. Soulis). Use of a Multiple Linear Regression Model to Estimate Stormwater Pollutant Loading. (T.A. Hodge and L.J. Armstrong). Calibration of PCSWMM to Estimate Metals, PCBs and HCB in CSOs from an Industrial Sewershed. (K.N. Irvine, B.G. Loganathan, E.J. Pratt, and H.C. Sikka). Microcomputer-Based RTC of CSOs in an Industrialized City. (M. Stirrup and M. Robinson). Application of the SWMM4 Model for the Real Time Control of a Storm Trunk Sewer. (A. Kwan, D. Yue, and J. Hodgson). Computer Integrated On-Line Weather Station and Water Management for Typical Crops. (L.M.J. Carvalho and W. James). Quality of Stormwater from Residential Areas. (Z.J. Licsko, H.R. Whiteley, and R.L. Corsi). Simulation of Stormwater Management Pond Configurations. (R.L. Droste, A.C. Rowney, and C.R. MacRae). A Continuous Simulation Technique for the Assessment of Infiltration Basins. (N.R. Thomson). Water Quality Modelling of a Proposed Reservoir. (L.H. Woodbury and G. Padmanabhan). Interactive Computer Aided Infrastructure Design and GIS-The Future? (A.R.V. Ribeiro). GIS Based Hydraulic Model Pictures the Interceptor Future. (U.M. Shamsi and A.A. Schneider). Application of a GIS to Assess Changes in Flood Hydrology of Urbanizing Watersheds. (I. Muzik). Application of GIS in Watershed Management. (R.P. Rudra, W.T. Dickinson, and D.N. Sharma). Flood Plain Management Integrating GIS and HEC-2. ( K.R. DePodesta, P. Nimmrichter, and C. Moore). Data Manipulation of GIS for Modelling and Simulation in Resource Management. (J. Zhen, W. James, and F. Wang). Chapter References. Glossary. Acronyms. Programs and Models. Index.

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