by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Center for Environmental Research Information in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English
|Contributions||Center for Environmental Research Information (U.S.), United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 450 p.|
|Number of Pages||450|
6 URBAN STORMWATER MANAGEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES The protection of aquatic life in urban streams requires an approach that incorporates all stressors. Urban Stream Syndrome reflects a multitude of effects caused by altered hydrology in urban streams, altered habitat, and pol- luted runoff. Get this from a library! National Conference on Urban Runoff Management: enhancing urban watershed management at the local, county, and state levels.. [Center for Environmental Research Information (U.S.);]. 5 times more runoff than a woodland area of the same size? The most recent National Water Quality Inventory reports that runoff from urbanized areas is the leading source of water quality impairments to surveyed estuaries and the third-largest source of impairments to surveyed lakes. In urban and suburban areas, much of the land surface is covered. The National Conference on Urban Runoff Management was held in Chicago, Illinois, from March 30 to April 2, The purpose of this conference was to bring to- gether national experts in the field of urban watershed management to discuss and share ideas and ap- proaches for effective urban watershed management.
National Water Conference. This book contains papers presented at the ASCE National Water Conference held at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, July , The National Water Conference was cosponsored by the Irrigation and Drainage Division and the Water Resources Planning and Management Division of ASCE. The conference focused on major water Cited by: 3. 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 . Urban runoff is surface runoff of precipitation created by runoff is a major source of flooding and water pollution in urban communities worldwide.. Impervious surfaces, such as roads, parking lots, rooftops and sidewalks, are constructed during land rain storms and other precipitation events, these surfaces carry polluted stormwater to storm drains. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.