Special Considerations for Design of Storm Water Drainage System—A Case Study
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Urban Floods are becoming more frequent owing to the lack of proper storm water drains. In this paper we discuss some of the important design features that need to be considered for design of storm water drainage system using a real-world case study. The flood events during September–December 2010 in the southern side of the Visakhapatnam city (INDIA) were considered. The recommendations are evolved through ground reconnaissance survey, hydro-meteorological and hydrological studies.
KeywordsStorm water drain Inundation Encroachments Water hyacinth, etc.
The authors express their sincere thanks to The Commissioner, GVMC for granting this consultancy work.
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