A Shopper's Guide to Urban Stormwater Software, Revisited

by Gary L. Lewis, EA Engineering, Science, & Technology Inc, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Results of a survey of urban stormwater software were first discussed by the author in August, 1985. A trend toward widespread adoption of SCS procedures as a new standard in urban hydrology was noted and discussed. This paper revisits some of the themes identified in the earlier paper, extends the survey using vendor literature from a few other packages, and points to the growing need for evaluation of analytical methods in urban hydrology, and for a comparative evaluation of the software itself.

Subject Headings: Stormwater management | Urban areas | Computer software | Hydrology | Rainfall-runoff relationships | Surveying methods | Comparative studies | Geomatic surveys | South Carolina | North America | United States

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