Predicting Storm Runoff on Small Experimental Watersheds

by Neal E. Minshall,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 1, Pg. 625-645


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Careful estimates of runoff are required for design of flood-retarding and channel-stabilizing structures, and bridges and culverts in small upstream watersheds; based on field experiments, method is presented for extending period of runoff records based on analysis of existing short term records of rainfall and runoff for watershed, and longer record of rainfall alone; method for developing synthetic unit hydrographs for ungaged areas.



Subject Headings: Watersheds | Stormwater management | Runoff | Rainfall-runoff relationships | Rain water | Bridge design | Structural analysis | Floods | Hydraulic design | Storms

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