Abstract

This manual is a comprehensive catalog of procedures, design methods and criteria, and general background information which will enable the designer to quickly learn or review the basic principles of storm drainage design. Subjects included are the precipitation and hydrological cycle, runoff and its estimation, open channels, flow in gutters and inlets, stormwater storage, storm sewer system design, and computer applications for computing watershed runoff. Included in the appendices are basics of statistical analysis, fundamentals of hydraulics, a list of regulatory agencies and governmental bodies which may have jurisdiction over drainage projects, and TR-20 and TR-55 blank forms.

Keywords

stormwater, drainage, drain, precipitation, hydrology, watershed, runoff, rain, channels, culverts

Date of this Version

7-1995

Report Number

H-95-4

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