Australian Runoff Quality: Guide to Water Sensitive Urban Design - PDF


Australian Runoff Quality: Guide to Water Sensitive Urban Design - PDF

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Australian Runoff Quality (ARQ) guide provides an overview of current best practice in the management of urban stormwater in Australia, within the context of total urban water cycle management and integration of management practices into the urban built form.

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This guide will provide:

• Procedures for the estimation of a range of urban stormwater contaminants;

• Design guidelines for commonly applied stormwater quantity and quality management practices;

• Procedures for the estimation of the performance of these practices; and

• Advice with respect to the development/consideration of integrated urban water cycle management practices.

 

CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 General

1.2 Purpose of Australian Runoff Quality

1.3 The Water Sensitive Urban Design Framework

1.4 Urban Water Management Objectives

1.5 Structure of This Document

1.6 References

2 STORMWATER CONTAMINANT PROCESSES AND PATHWAYS

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Major Stormwater Management Issues

2.3 Contaminant Characteristics

2.4 Contaminant Mobilisation And Transport Pathways

2.5 Implications for Stormwater Management

2.6 References

3 URBAN STORMWATER POLLUTANT CHARACTERISTICS

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Background

3.3 Buildup and Washoff

3.4 Observed Stormflow Quality

3.5 Stormflow Considerations

3.6 Observed Baseflow Quality

3.7 Gross Pollutants

3.8 Ungauged Catchments

3.9 References

4 WATER SENSITIVE URBAN DESIGN

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Origin of the concept of Water Sensitive Urban Design

4.3 Policy Framework

4.4 What WSUD aims to achieve

4.5 Best Planning Practices and Best Management Practices

4.6 Best Practice Hierarchy and Integration

4.7 The BMP Treatment Train

4.8 Source Controls

4.9 Planning and Design Tools

4.10 How to get WSUD to happen

4.11 Policy Development

4.12 Planning and Design Process

4.13 WSUD in Practice

4.14 Case Studies

4.15 References

Appendix 4A WSUD Case Studies

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Author: Wong, T H F (Editor-in-Chief)

@Australian Runoff Quality Authorship Team 2006

ISBN: 0 85825 852 8 

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