The Hydrology of Urban Runoff

by A.L. Tholin,
C.J. Keifer,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 47-106

Document Type: Journal Paper


Study of rainfall runoff relationships based upon Design Storm of three hours duration; Chicago Hydrograph Method of sewer design evaluates rainfall abstractions and flow detentions which intervene between hyetograph of rainfall and hydrographs of sewer supply and sewer outflow; design charts are presented; effect of nonuniform areal distribution of rainfall upon sewer flow hydrographs; sewer gaging station established in 10 acre residential area.

Subject Headings: Rainfall duration | Rainfall-runoff relationships | Hydrographs | Nonuniform flow | Urban areas | Runoff | Flow distribution | Flow duration | Chicago | Illinois | United States

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