An Overview of Coastal Stormwater Drainage Problems

by C. Y. Kuo, Virginia Polytechnic Inst &, State Univ, United States,
R. A. Campbell, Virginia Polytechnic Inst &, State Univ, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Considerable studies have focused on the drainage design in upland areas. In the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal region, the stormwater drainage presents many unique problems mainly due to the flat terrains and the tidal effects. This paper presents the stormwater drainage design problems in the coastal environment.

Subject Headings: Coastal environment | Stormwater management | Hydraulic structures | Hydraulic design | Gulfs | Terrain | Drainage | Tides

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