2015-3-13-stormwater-management

Stormwater Management

DonanEngineering Forensic Engineering

In urban and suburban areas, stormwater systems are found everywhere.  From surface waterways, such as rivers, streams, and ditches, to subsurface drainage systems, such as storm sewers and culverts, stormwater systems are as ubiquitous as concrete, which is one of the reasons they are so important (Figure 1).  Impervious surfaces like concrete, pavement, and roofs prevent stormwater from naturally absorbing …