Urban Stormwater Management in Southeast

by David H. Howells, (F.ASCE), Prof. Emeritus; North Carolina State Univ. and Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 124 Riddick Building, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, N.C. 27650,
Neil S. Grigg, (M.ASCE), Asst. Secretary and Dir.; Div. of Environmental Management, North Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources and Community Development,


Serial Information: Journal of the Water Resources Planning and Management Division, 1981, Vol. 107, Issue 1, Pg. 149-166


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The third of a conference series designed to address the most important water resource problems in the Southeast is summarized. Urban stormwater management issues are addressed in the context of: drainage and detention, flood plain management, erosion and sedimentation control, and stormwater pollution control. The strengths and weaknesses of state and local programs are explored, with conclusions and recommendations to correct deficiencies. The Southeast Conference on Urban Stormwater Management, held at North Carolina State University April 10-11, 1979, was directed toward major water resource problems of the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

Subject Headings: Stormwater management | Water resources | Urban development | Drainage | Flood plains | Erosion | Sediment | Pollution

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