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Introduction to Stormwater: Concept, Purpose, Design

By: B Ferguson

255 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 1998 | #119752 | ISBN: 047116528X
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NHBS Price: £100.00 $127/€119 approx

About this book

Stormwater management is a growing concern for landscape architects and related professionals-most urban development projects now require some type of stormwater management to comply with local, state, or federal regulations. This book gives designers and others involved in these projects the fundamental concepts of stormwater management from the local to the regional scale.


Contents

Stormwater and Environment. Stormwater and Human Experience. Introduction to Hydrologic Concepts. Storm Runoff. Water Balance. Conveyance. Detention. Extended Detention. Infiltration. Water Harvesting. Epilogue. Appendix. Index.

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Biography

BRUCE K. FERGUSON is Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Georgia. His consulting projects include conservation of irrigation water on the lawn of the White House and site design guidelines to protect runoff quality in the metropolitan regions of San Francisco and Los Angeles and in the states of Florida, Georgia, and New York. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Educator Award of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, and a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

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