Residential Storm Water Management: Objectives, Principles & Design Considerations

Urban Land Institute, ASCE, and The National Association of Home Builders

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-160-2 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-160-X (ISBN-10), 1975, Soft Cover, Pg. 64
Copublished by the Urban Land Institute and National Association of Home Builders
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This joint report examines the objectives, principles, and design considerations to be applied to the development of stormwater management systems to serve residential communities. Based on an assessment of current practices, this report serves as a guide to a more creative and thoughtful approach to stormwater runoff management. Topics include: stormwater runoff analysis, storage considerations and criteria, streets and curbs, natural drainage, underground pipe systems, stormwater inlets, and legal implications.

Subject Headings: Municipal water | Stormwater management | Drainage systems | Systems management | Runoff | Residential location | Water storage | Waste storage


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