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Title Stormwater retention basins / Jean-Michel Bergue and Yves Ruperd, coordinators.

Published Rotterdam ; Brookfield, VT : A.A. Balkema, [2000]


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 UniM Store Engin  628.2120944 STOR    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Guide technique des bassins de retenue d'eaux pluviales. English.
Physical description xii, 229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm
Notes Published with the support of the French Ministry of Culture--T.p. verso.
Translation of Guide technique des bassins de retenue d'eaux pluviales. Paris : Technique & documentation, 1994.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [219]-222) and index.
Contents 1 Types of Basins 4 -- 2 Functions and Usages 4 -- I. Design and Planning 8 -- I-1 Project Execution 8 -- I-3 Choice of type of Basin 19 -- I-4 Dimensioning of Basins 24 -- I-5 Potentials and Constraints in Planning 46 -- I-6 Shape and Morphology of Retention Basins 55 -- I-7 Embankments and Dykes 62 -- II. Construction--Installation 68 -- II-1 Construction of Open Basins 68 -- II-2 Open Basins: Ancillary Works 83 -- II-3 Open Basins: Other Requirements 112 -- II-4 Underground Tanks 118 -- III. Maintenance and Management 127 -- III-1 Maintenance 127 -- III-2 Malfunctioning of Wet Ponds and Remedial Measures 143 -- III-3 Disposal of Sludge and Wastes 151 -- III-4 Accidental Pollution 152 -- IV. Costs 160 -- IV-2 Investment Necessary: Preliminary Studies 160 -- IV-3 Cost of Construction 161 -- IV-4 Operational Costs 166 -- V. Legal Regulations (in France) 170 -- V-1 Water and Environment 170 -- V-2 Dams 171 -- V-3 Public Safety and Health 172 -- V-4 Urban Planning 173 -- V-5 Accidental Pollution 176.
Summary Provides information about the design, construction and maintenance of stormwater basins, as well as financial and legal concerns. The five chapters discuss preliminary studies which examine the relevance and appropriateness of a retention basin, criteria for selecting the type of basin and methods of dimensioning, construction and civil engineering aspects, maintenance of basins, and accidental pollution. The final chapter reviews legal regulations in France. Color photographs. Originally published as Guide technique des bassins de retenue d'eaux pluviales in 1994. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Other author Bergue, Jean-Michael.
Ruperd, Yves.
France. Ministère de la culture.
Subject Storm water retention basins.
Storm water retention basins -- France.
Variant Title Storm water retention basins.
ISBN 9054108002