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Finite Difference Method to Design Sustainable Infiltration Based Stormwater Management System

Version 1 : Received: 1 February 2019 / Approved: 3 February 2019 / Online: 3 February 2019 (03:05:39 CET)

How to cite: Geberemariam, T.K. Finite Difference Method to Design Sustainable Infiltration Based Stormwater Management System. Preprints 2019, 2019020024 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201902.0024.v1). Geberemariam, T.K. Finite Difference Method to Design Sustainable Infiltration Based Stormwater Management System. Preprints 2019, 2019020024 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201902.0024.v1).

Abstract

Infiltration based stormwater best management practices bring considerable economic, social and ecological benefits. Controlling stormwater quantity and quality are primarily important to prevent urban flooding and minimizing loads of pollutants to the receiving waters. However, there have been growing concerns about how the traditional design approach contributes to the failure of infiltration based BMP’s that have caused flooding, ponding, prolonged movement of surface water, and frequent clogging, etc. Many of these problems were due to the fact that the current design approaches of stormwater BMP’s only focus on surface hydrology and give little or no attention to the underline subsoil permeability rate and other constraints during the design and sizing process. As a result, we are exhibiting many newly constructed infiltration based BMP’s are failing to function well. This paper presents and demonstrates a new paradigm shift in designing infiltration-based stormwater BMP’s by combining subsurface hydrology and undelaying native soil constraints to establish acceptable criteria for sizing infiltration based BMPs.

Subject Areas

infiltration based BMP’s; flood; infiltration; clogging; soil permeability; underdrain; soil saturation rate; drainage basin; urban drainage

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