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Author(s):Brander, Kent E.; Owen, Katherine E.; Potter, Kenneth W.
Author Affiliation:Brander: Water Resources Engineer, Emmons and Olivier Resources, Inc., Oakdale, Minnesota; Owen: Professor; Potter: Graduate Student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
Title:Modeled impacts of development type on runoff volume and infiltration performance
Source:Journal of the American Water Resources Association/AWRA. Vol. 40, No. 4, August 2004, p. 961-969.
# of Pages:9
Publishing Information:Minneapolis, Minnesota: American Water Resources Association
Related Web URL:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1752-1688.2004.tb01059.x/abstract
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Keywords:TIC Keywords: Infiltration rate; Land use; Models; Stormwater management
Abstract/Contents:"Development type has emerged as an important focal point for addressing a wide range of social, cultural, and environmental concerns related to urban growth. Low impact development techniques that rely heavily on infiltration practices are increasingly being used to manage storm water. In this study, four development types (conventional curvilinear, urban cluster, coving, and new urbanism) were modeled both with and without infiltration practices to determine their relative effects on urban runoff. Modeling was performed with a modified version of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) runoff method that enables evaluation of infiltration practices. Model results indicate that urban cluster developments produce the smallest volume of runoff due to the large portion of land kept in a natural condition. Infiltration practices are most effective for small storms and in developments with Hydrologic Group A soils. Significant reductions in runoff can be achieved in all four development types if infiltration practices treat many impervious surfaces. As more infiltration practices are implemented, the differences in runoff among development types diminish. With a strategic combination of site layout and infiltration design, any development type can reduce hydrologic impacts, allowing developers to consider other factors, such as convenience, marketability, community needs, and aesthetics."
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Brander, K. E., K. E. Owen, and K. W. Potter. 2004. Modeled impacts of development type on runoff volume and infiltration performance. Water Resour. Bull. 40(4):p. 961-969.
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DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2004.tb01059.x
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