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Water Sensitive Urban Design in Existing Urban Settings: Case Study of Dry Detention Pond in Kuching City

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This paper is intended to investigate the potential of dry detention pond in long-established urban settlements in Kuching City. Such pond is inserted to a typical terrace housing estate by means of computer modelling using SWMM software. The initial outputs of model are to identify occurrence of positive altered runoff patterns. Such modelling results provide a tool quantitatively to measure the probable use of the proposed measures to improve the existing urban drainage system.

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The authors express gratitude to opportunity, research, financial supports rendered by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

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Mah, D.Y.S., Salehe, A.H.b.M., Putuhena, F.J. (2014). Water Sensitive Urban Design in Existing Urban Settings: Case Study of Dry Detention Pond in Kuching City. In: Hassan, R., Yusoff, M., Ismail, Z., Amin, N., Fadzil, M. (eds) InCIEC 2013. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-4585-02-6_27

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