Hydrologic Methodology for Evaluating Urban Developmentby David A. Patterson, Huston & Associates Inc, United States,
Larry G. Dunbar, Huston & Associates Inc, United States,
Leo R. Beard, Huston & Associates Inc, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: National Water Conference
It is recommended that a hydrologic methodology be utilized that contains sufficient parameters to enable the user to evaluate the impact of the changes to the watershed resulting from development. Such a methodology has been established for Fort Bend County, Texas utilizing C.O. Clark's unit hydrograph coefficients in conjunction with the HEC-1 computer program for evaluating effects of urban development on stormwater management. This methodology has also been successfully applied elsewhere with minor modifications, and has the potential to be used as a basis for the establishment of similar procedures for other regions throughout the country.
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