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Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges

Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Ohio, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Storm sewers -- Costs.,
  • Urban runoff -- United States -- Costs.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Costs -- United States.,
  • Storm sewers -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard H. Sullivan ... [et al.].
    SeriesEnvironmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-77-064a, Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-77-064/v.2, Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-77-064c, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/2-77-064 a., Research reporting series -- EPA-600/2-77-064/v. 2., Research reporting series -- EPA-600/2-77-064 c.
    ContributionsSullivan, Richard H., Heaney, James P., Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory., American Public Works Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15216377M

    These combined sewer overflows (CSOs) have become the focus of a debate regarding the best techniques to manage growing volumes of sewage and stormwater runoff in many older U.S. communities. In dry weather, a combined sewer system sends a town’s entire volume of waste-water to a sewage plant, which treats and discharges it into a by: During storm events the sewer system can frequently become overwhelmed and discharge the stormwater and sanitary water directly into bodies of water. These discharges are called Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs). If the amount of stormwater runoff can be reduced, the number of CSO discharge events can also be reduced.

    The effects of combined sewer overflows or storm water discharges upon the receiving waters are inherently transient in nature, and it has been recognised that physical and chemical characteristics of the discharges or the receiving water as such provide limited insight intothe potentially detrimental effects on the level of populations of Cited by: 7. In addressing the challenges for the future management of wastewater and stormwater in coastal urban areas identified in Chapter 1, the following eight key issues emerge: regional differences, nutrients in coastal waters, pollution prevention and water conservation, levels of treatment, stormwater and combined sewer overflows, detection of human pathogens, development of management alternatives, .

    sewer overflow, stormwater outfall, and stream sites sampled or monitored as part of the combined sewer overflow study in Omaha, Nebraska 2. Distribution of drainage area among designated land-use zoning or land-cover categories for the combined sewer overflow and stormwater outfall sites inFile Size: 5MB. Chapter 1: The Basics of Illicit Discharges Chapter 1: The Basics of Illicit Discharges An understanding of the nature of illicit discharges in urban watersheds is essential to find, fix and prevent them. This chapter begins by defining the terms used to describe illicit discharges, and then reviews the water quality problems they cause. Next.


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Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sullivan, R. H., M. Manning, and T. Kipp, Nationwide Evaluation of Combined Sewer Overflows and Urban Stormwater Discharges: Volume III, Characterization of Discharges, * USEPA, This report is submitted in fulfillment of Contract No. by the American Public Works Association and the University of Florida under sponsorship of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Characterization of Combined Sewer Overflows and Urban Stormwater Discharges 1. Research is warranted in the estimation of the contamination of receiving waters through discharges in melt water of the contaminants entrapped in snow and ice deposits directly from source contamination or through snow and ice control methods.

SECTION II THE STUDY The American Public Works Association (APWA) and the University of Florida (UF) jointly, under contract with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), have conducted a study to characterize urban sewered and unsewered stormwater discharges and combined sewer overflows, and to determine the cost of control or abatement of receiving water pol.

Heaney, J.F., et al. Nationwide Evaluation of Combined Sewer Overflows and Urban Stormwater Discharges, Volume II, Cost Assessment and Impacts. Report No. EPA/ b. United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Google ScholarCited by: 2. Sullivan, R.H., et al. Nationwide Evaluation of Combined Sewer Overflows and Stormwater Discharges.

United States Environmental Protection Agency. Washington DC Report No. / Sept. Google ScholarCited by: 5. Nationwide Evaluation of Combined Sewer Overflows and Urban Stormwater Discharges, Vol. II: Cost Assessment and Impacts. EPA/2–b (NTIS PB), U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, by: 9. receiving waters in two forms, either as stormwater discharges from storm sewers, or overflows from combined sewer systems. Pollutant loadings in urban runoffcan be generally estimated by one of several methods depending on the level ofanalysis and the size ofthe area.

In detailed analysis of small catchments, the best. These discharges are known as combined sewer overflows and are common in many cities nationwide. Green infrastructure can be used to address stormwater runoff and sewer overflow problems.

Green infrastructure works by slowing down the runoff, spreading it out over the land, and slowly soaking it into the ground, or in some cases reusing the.

combined sewer overflows; sanitary sewer overflows; and, illicit or illegal connections to the storm drain network. 3) Other non-stormwater discharges. Wastewater is not the only non-stormwater discharge possible in a watershed. A planner should also investigate whether other non-stormwater discharges are a factor in the subwatershed.

Heaney, J.P., et al., Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges. volume II. cost asessment and impacts.

Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges Vol. III: Characterization of discharges. US EPA/c. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Google ScholarAuthor: Buddhi Wijesiri, An Liu, Prasanna Egodawatta, James McGree, Ashantha Goonetilleke.

Storm Water Urban Runoff Runoff Rate Combine Sewer Combine Sewer Overflow. These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

This is a preview Cited by: Stormwater management has to develop new approaches to ensure the objectives of storm runoff and water protection are met.

POSSffiLE APPROACHES FOR EVALUATION OF URBAN STORMWATER DISCHARGES At present in Germany for combined sewer overflows only a guideline exists, which aims to size necessary detention volumes (ATV, ).Cited by: 4.

Lindholm and L. Aaby, In-pipe flushing and their implications for overflow quality. In: J.B. Ellis (Ed.), Water Quality Impacts of Storm Sewage Overflows on Receiving Waters. Pergamon Press, Oxford, [12] USEPA, Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges Vol.

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USEPA, Cincinnati, OH. Institutional Constraint Evaluation of Land Application Sites and Water Right Avail-ability for Reno-Sparks Sewage Effluent." Bioresources Center and Walters Engineer-ing, report submitted to cities of Reno and Sparks, Nev.

(January ). Hurd, D. L., et al, "The Costs for Spray Irrigation Land Disposal of Municipal Wastewater in. Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges.

Cincinnati, Ohio: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory ; Springfield, Va.

Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges: volume III, characterization of discharges Author: Martin J Manning ; Richard H Sullivan ; Timothy M Kipp ; Richard Field ; Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.

Nationwide evaluation of combined sewer overflows and urban stormwater discharges: volume 1, executive summary Author: Richard H Sullivan ; Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.

EPA NO: EPA/c NTIS NO: PB NATIONWIDE EVALUATION OF COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOWS AND URBAN STORMWATER DISCHARGES VOLUME III: CHARACTERIZATION OF DISCHARGES An analysis was made of existing data to characterize the pollu- tional strength of urban stormwater runoff and combined sewer overflows.

Environmental problems caused by urban runoff and combined sewer overflow (CSO) are becoming increasingly serious. Often, the peak flow rates of urban runoff and CSO are 10 times larger than the.The incorporation of overflows into combined sewerage systems in urban areas has generally persisted in the United Kingdom because of the costs involved in providing sufficient capacity to the system to convey all peak storm discharges to the treatment works and also to prevent flooding (Balmforth, ; Marsalek et al., ).Cited by: Storm sewer discharge: Flow from a storm sewer that is discharged into a receiving water.

Stormwater: Water resulting from precipitation which either percolates into the soil, runs off freely from the surface, or is captured by storm sewer, combined sewer, and to a limited degree sanitary sewer facilities.