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Main Title International Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Database. Technical Summary: Volume Reduction.
Author A. Poresky; J. Clary; E. Stecker; A. Earles
CORP Author GeoSyntec Consultants, Norcross, GA.; Wright Water Engineers, Inc., Denver, CO.
Year Published 2011
Stock Number PB2011-108432
Subjects Storm water runoff; Hydrology; Data base management; Urban runoff; Water quality; Water treatment; Watersheds; Monitoring; Performance evaluation; Best management practices(BMPs)
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Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
NTIS PB2011-108432 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 11/09/2011
Collation 35p
Abstract The hydrologic performance of stormwater best management practices (BMPs) is an important factor in the overall effectiveness of BMPs in reducing potential adverse impacts of urbanization on receiving waters. In addition to providing water quality data, the International Stormwater BMP Database also provides watershed characteristics and monitoring results for precipitation and flow conditions, enabling assessment of the hydrologic performance of BMPs when such data are provided by the researcher. BMP performance metrics recommended since the inception of the BMP Database project have included: (1) the fraction of long-term runoff volume managed by the BMP (i.e., capture efficiency), (2) the fraction of the captured volume that is lost in the BMP and does not discharge to surface water (i.e., volume reduction), and (3) the level of treatment provided for water that discharges from the BMP (effluent concentration characteristics).
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Wright Water Engineers, Inc., Denver, CO.
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PUB Date Free Form Jan 2011
Category Codes 68D; 48G; 50B; 91A
NTIS Prices PC A04/MF A04
Document Type NT
Control Number 119202450
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Origin NTIS
Type CAT