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Instrumentation for a dry-pond detention study

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Abstract

A 12.3-acre, fully urbanized, residential land-use catchment was instrumented by the U. S. Geological Survey in Topeka, Kansas. Hydraulic instrumentation for flow measurement includes two types of flumes, a pipe-insert flume and a culvert-inlet (manhole) flume. Samples of rainfall and runoff for water-quality analyses were collected by automatic, 3-liter, 24-sample capacity water samples controlled by multichannel data loggers. Ancillary equipment included a raingage and wet/dry atmospheric-deposition sampler. Nineteen stormwater runoff events were monitored at the site using the instrumentation system. The system has a high reliability of data capture and permits an accurate determination of storm-water loads.

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Publication type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Title Instrumentation for a dry-pond detention study
ISBN 0872626709; 0872626709
Year Published 1988
Language English
Publisher Publ by ASCE
Publisher location New York, NY, United States
First page 84
Last page 89
Conference Title Hydraulic Engineering: Proceedings of the 1988 National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering
Conference Location Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Conference Date 8 August 1988 through 12 August 1988
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