Storage of Combined Sewer Overflow: How Effectibe is it Anyway?

by Khamis A. Al-Omari, Black & Veatch, Detroit, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation


The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the importance of modeling long term rainfall records to evaluate the effectiveness of combined sewer overflow storage. This paper will present a case study on the Grand Rapids, Michigan Combined Sewer System to show the application of the USERA's Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) in a continuous mode to predict the volume and number of overflows over an extended period.

Subject Headings: Stormwater management | Combined sewers | Overflow | Mathematical models | Wastewater management | Waste storage | Systems management | Michigan | United States

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article


Return to search