Stormwater Runoff Models

  • Steven I. Gordon


Stormwater is a continuing problem for both urban and rural areas. Not only does the excess runoff pose a potential flood hazard causing millions of dollars in damage each year, but it also produces environmental degradation in the form of erosion and sedimentation of lakes and streams and the transportation of water pollutants to these same water bodies. These water quality impacts were discussed in the previous chapter. The purpose of this chapter is to review in a more comprehensive way some of the many computerized stormwater models in use today.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven I. Gordon
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  1. 1.Department of City and Regional PlanningThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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