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Impact of urban runoff on water quality in the Occoquan watershed

Clifford W. Randall

Impact of urban runoff on water quality in the Occoquan watershed

by Clifford W. Randall

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Published by Virginia Water Resources Research Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Occoquan River Watershed.
    • Subjects:
    • Water quality -- Virginia -- Occoquan River Watershed.,
    • Urban runoff -- Virginia -- Occoquan River Watershed.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 29-30.

      StatementClifford W. Randall, Thomas J. Grizzard, Robert C. Hoehn.
      SeriesBulletin - Virginia Water Resources Research Center ; 80, Bulletin (Virginia Water Resources Research Center) ;, 80.
      ContributionsGrizzard, Thomas J., joint author., Hoehn, Robert C., joint author., Virginia Water Resources Research Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD201 .V57 no. 80, TD224.V8 .V57 no. 80
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 77 p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4379847M
      LC Control Number78624384

        Effects of Fertilizer Management Practices. on Urban Runoff Water Quality. W. Lee Daniels1, Mike Goatley1, Rory Maguire1 and David Sample2. 1Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences. Virginia Tech; [email protected], 2Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Lab. Civil & Environmental Engineering and Biosystems Engineering. Request PDF | Stormwater control impacts on runoff volume and peak flow: A meta‐analysis of watershed modeling studies | Decades of research has concluded that the percent of .

      Urban runoff discharged from municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) have been identified by local, regional, and national research programs as one of the principal causes of water quality impacts in most urban areas. Urban runoff potentially contains a host of. Stormwater runoff is a major contributor to the impairment of surface waters in the United States. With high connected impervious surfaces and concentrated human activities, urban land uses are involved in discharging most of the stormwater volume and pollutant loadings during a storm.

      Urban runoff is surface runoff of precipitation created by runoff is a major source of flooding and water pollution in urban communities worldwide.. Impervious surfaces, such as roads, parking lots, rooftops and sidewalks, are constructed during land rain storms and other precipitation events, these surfaces carry polluted .   If runoff water quality loads are found to be cleaner than measured 40 years ago, stormwater management programs may be informed to .


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Clifford W Randall. While water quality impacts are often unobserved by the general public, other storm water impacts are more visible. Stream channel erosion and channel bank scour provide direct evidence of water quantity impacts caused by urban storm water.

Urban runoff increases directly with imperviousness and the degree of watershed development. In the US EPA adopted an urban stormwater runoff water quality management program that requires that municipalities control pollution of receiving waters for runoff to.

Title: Protecting Water Quality from Urban Runoff Author: US EPA, OW, OWM, Water Permits Division, Municipal Branch Subject: This fact sheet explains how urbanized areas affect water quality through increased runoff and pollutant loads and what homeowners can do to prevent stormwater pollution (EPA F).

The primary focus of stormwater and urban runoff research during the past twenty-five years has been on the physical description and the chemical quality assessment of runoff events and the design and implementation of the best management practices to control these events.

There is a definite need for more effective integration of receiving system issues in the management and. • Water Science School HOME • Water Quality topics • To some degree, "urbanization" (people living together in groups), has been taking place since ancient times. As populations rose and people mastered techniques to grow food in fixed locations, groups of people became settlements and then towns and cities.

Increased runoff volume generates greater pollutant loads In response to an 18% increase in urban area in a watershed near Indianapolis, Ind, between andannual average runoff volume increased by 80%, and average annual loads for lead, copper, and zinc increased by more than 50% High proportions of urban land cover and steep.

97 Urban Water Quality. Part 8. Water Quality and Biogeochemistry. J Bryan Ellis 1, ; Jiri Marsalek 2, ; Bernard Chocat 3; Published Online: 15 APR Urban storm runoff is a major source of pollutants in receiving water bodies.

To assess the impact of urban stormwater runoff on an urban river, the runoff process of total suspended solids (TSS), chemical oxygen demand (COD), ammonium (NH4), and total phosphorus (TP) were investigated on road surfaces classified as arterial road (AR), residential area (RA), and.

Impact of urban runoff on water quality in the Occoquan watershed. View/ Open. WRRC_Bull_pdf (Mb) Virginia Water Resources Research Center; View Item; JavaScript is disabled for your browser.

Some features of this site may not work without it. Impact of urban runoff on water quality in the Occoquan watershed. View/ Open. WRRC_Bull. Low-impact development (LID) has been widely used at both site-specific and local scales to try and mitigate the impact of urban stormwater runoff caused by increasing impervious urban areas.

Recently, the concept of a “sponge city” was proposed by the Chinese government, which includes LID controls at the source, a pipe drainage system. Grizzard T. J., Hartington J. P., Randall C. & Kim J. (b) Assessment of runoff pollution impacts in an urbanizing watershed A case study of Northern Vir- ginia's occoquan Watershed Paper presented at the environmental Protection Agency Region Ill Urban Runoff Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November.

This paper describes the performance of a retrofitted stormwater retention pond (Ashby Pond) in Northern Virginia, USA. Retrofitting is a common practice which involves modifying existing structures and/or urban landscapes to improve water quality treatment, often compromising standards to meet budgetary and site constraints.

Ashby Pond is located in a highly developed headwater watershed. Abstract: The quality and quantity of residential stormwater runoff from a control, traditional, and low impact development (LID) watershed were compared in a paired watershed study.

A traditional neighborhood was built using typical subdivision standards while a LID design was constructed with best management practices including grass swales, cluster housing, shared.

This historic watershed suffers from bacteria, nutrient, and legacy pollution (e.g. heavy metals). Three Superfund sites reside along the watershed's headwaters and have had an impact on sediment and water quality.

In addition, the urban and historic nature of the Mystic lends itself to winding through very old cities and towns.

Randel Dymond, Thomas J. Grizzard, Adil N. Godrej, Newland Agbenowosi; "Evaluation of Monitoring Program Strategies for Water Quality Management in the Occoquan Watershed"; presented at the Annual Virginia Water Research Symposium, Roanoke.

Rivers are dependent on their surrounding lands (known as the watershed) for a consistent supply of clean water. Altering a watershed does many things; one of the most significant is to alter the way stormwater soaks into the ground or flows to the local river.

When managed properly, this water is a valuable resource. Hydrologic impact due to urbanization is reported to cause water quality problems such as sedimentation, increases temperatures, habitat changes, and loss of fish population.

There is widespread recognition that these problems are caused by increased runoff volumes and velocities from urbanization and associated increases in watershed.According to the National Resources Defense Council, stormwater runoff rivals or exceeds discharges from factories and sewage plants as a source of pollution throughout the United States.

The Environmental Protection Agency identifies urban stormwaters as the second largest source of water quality damage in estuaries and a significant contributor to the damage to .Book Description. The primary focus of stormwater and urban runoff research during the past twenty-five years has been on the physical description and the chemical quality assessment of runoff events and the design and implementation of .