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Techniques for estimating the quantity and quality of storm runoff from urban watersheds of Jefferson County, Kentucky

Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4023

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Abstract

Linear regression models are presented for estimating storm-runoff volumes, and mean con- centrations and loads of selected constituents in storm runoff from urban watersheds of Jefferson County, Kentucky. Constituents modeled include dissolved oxygen, biochemical and chemical oxygen demand, total and suspended solids, volatile residue, nitrogen, phosphorus and phosphate, calcium, magnesium, barium, copper, iron, lead, and zinc. Model estimations are a function of drainage area, percentage of impervious area, climatological data, and land uses. Estimation models are based on runoff volumes, and concen- trations and loads of constituents in runoff measured at 6 stormwater outfalls and 25 streams in Jefferson County.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Techniques for estimating the quantity and quality of storm runoff from urban watersheds of Jefferson County, Kentucky
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
94-4023
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1994
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Dept of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; U.S. Geological Survey, ESIC, Open-File Reports Section [distributor],
Description:
v, 70 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm.