Stormwater management using rainwater harvesting

Kellagher, R. (2012) Stormwater management using rainwater harvesting. Technical Report. HR Wallingford.

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Abstract

This project is aimed specifically at demonstrating the effectiveness of a new methodology for designing rainwater harvesting systems for controlling stormwater run-off. At present the perception held by most people is that the uncertainty associated with the availability of storage within a rainwater harvesting tank at the time of a large storm is too great to be able to rely upon it being sufficiently empty to store a specific (large) volume of water associated with an extreme rainfall event. This project demonstrates that, subject to a simple criterion being met, stormwater runoff can be managed using rainwater harvesting systems. This has major implications for the sizing and use of rainwater harvesting in the urban environment.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Subjects: Water > Urban infrastructure
Drainage > Urban infrastructure
Divisions: Water
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:49
Last Modified: 18 May 2020 14:46
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/860

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