Keywords

Runoff, Watershed management

Abstract

In recent years, stormwater has been found to be a major source of pollution to receiving waters. Major research efforts have been directed in this area, primarily as a result of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and Public law 92-500, the 1972 Amendments to the act. Yet, a need remains for more data in the field of stormwater management. Such needs include cost-performance data and planning methodologies to optimally select best management practices (BMP's). The research culminating in this report addresses these needs. A computer program, "MANAGE", has been written to generate cost/efficiency curves, and uses these curves to optimally select a combination of management practices. The program was written in FORTRAN language and was run on the IBM 360/370 computer system. It can analyze up to 3 management practices per subwatershed and up to 20 subwatersheds in a given watershed. The optimization routine of the program utilizes a piece-wise linear approximation method in its analysis.

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Graduation Date

Spring 1979

Advisor

Wanielista, Martin P.

Degree

Master of Science (M.S.)

College

College of Engineering

Degree Program

Engineering

Format

PDF

Pages

vii, 198 pages

Language

English

Rights

Written permission granted by copyright holder to the University of Central Florida Libraries to digitize and distribute for nonprofit, educational purposes.

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Access Status

Masters Thesis (Open Access)

Identifier

DP0003496

Subjects

Runoff, Watershed management

Collection (Linked data)

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Included in

Engineering Commons

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