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Experimental study of water and dissolved pollutant runoffs on impervious surfaces

Xiao, Y and Zhang, TT and Liang, D and Chen, JM (2016) Experimental study of water and dissolved pollutant runoffs on impervious surfaces. Journal of Hydrodynamics, 28. pp. 162-165. ISSN 1001-6058

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Abstract

The water and dissolved pollutant runoffs on impervious surfaces are the essential factor to be considered in design methods to minimize the impacts of the diffuse water pollution. In this paper, experiments are conducted to study the water and dissolved pollutant runoffs on impervious surfaces for different rainfall intensities and surface roughnesses. It is shown that a larger rainfall intensity and a smaller surface roughness reduce the time of concentration and increase the pollutant transport rate. Most of the pollutant runoffs take place at the initial stage of the rainfall. The pollutant transport rate rapidly reaches a peak and then gradually drops to zero.

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Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2018 20:15
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2021 05:53
DOI: 10.1016/S1001-6058(16)60617-0