Calibration and Validation of the Storm Water Management Model to the Providence Area Combined Sewer System

by Raymond M. Wright, Univ of Rhode Island, Kingston, United States,
Igor Runge, Univ of Rhode Island, Kingston, United States,
Rajat Roy Chaudhury, Univ of Rhode Island, Kingston, United States,
Daniel W. Urish, Univ of Rhode Island, Kingston, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management: Saving a Threatened Resource—In Search of Solutions

Abstract: This paper exemplifies the calibration and validation of the EPA Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) to one drainage area within the Providence (RI) area combined sewer overflow system. Several statistical methods were employed to provide objectivity to an otherwise historically subjective exercise.

Subject Headings: Stormwater management | Storm sewers | Hydraulic models | Combined sewers | Calibration | Water management | Validation | Mathematical models | Runoff | North America | United States | Rhode Island | Providence

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