Effluent quality, Storm water retention basins
The growing concern for water quality enhancement of our surface waters has led to changes in detention facility design. Providing a filter media for the effluent water to travel through before discharge into the environment has become an area of interest. Thus, detention facilities may be used for both water quality and quantity control. Different soil medias were studied for the potential of pollutant removal and infiltration rates usable in design work. Both laboratory and field experimentation were performed. A computer program was also developed to model stormwater movement through a swale detention system. This research was performed to examine filter media and to indicate the advisability of designing a combination of detention ponds and berms.
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Wanielista, Martin P.
Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Engineering
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Masters Thesis (Open Access)
Van de Graaff, Linda M., "Stormwater Detention Systems with Effluent Filtration" (1984). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 4683.
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Wanielista, Martin P. [VIAF]