Impact of Urbanization on Main Stream Flooding

by Deepal Eliatamby, BP Barber and Associates, United States,
Michael E. Meadows, BP Barber and Associates, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Watershed Planning and Analysis in Action


The methodology, results and management implications of a stormwater study at an urban watershed experiencing increasing episodes of flooding along the main channel and flood plain are discussed. The watershed studied was Rawls Creek watershed, near Columbia, South Carolina.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Rivers and streams | Floods | Management methods | Flood plains | Watersheds | Municipal water | Rain water | South Carolina | United States

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