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Basic data on urban storm-water quality, Portland, Oregon

Stuart W. McKenzie

Basic data on urban storm-water quality, Portland, Oregon

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stuart W. McKenzie and Timothy L. Miller.
SeriesReports-Open file series - United States Geological Survey ; 76-594, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 76-594.
ContributionsMiller, Timothy L.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14140973M

This is illustrated later in this subsection. The PSDm is the most important characteristic from the stand- point of removal by sedimentation and sorption. The city has invested heavily in light rail and, inadded a three-mile line streetcar. Our urban forest, natural areas and watersheds are valued and cared for as essential environmental, economic and cultural assets by the Lake Oswego Community.

Most aquatic life impacts associated with urbanization are likely chronic effects related to habitat destruction, polluted sediment, and food web disruption. Filterra — Recessed Top Filterra recessed tops allow a seamless integration using pavers, Mulch, or sod. These stations included information about: Ways to protect streams and waterways; Technologies that encourage watershed health including low impact development facilities and native plants; Lake Oswego watershed maps; Information about the Lake Oswego watershed code update project; A fun pumpkin decorating station. Recessed tops increase the depth of the invert out. Small Trips Portland is a program designed to help people learn ways to reduce their driving through outreach programs including telemarketing and door-to-door communication. Stormwater analysis usually is concerned with smaller particle sizes, which tend to have lower densities and non- spherical shapes, making settling velocities slower.

Metals studied include copper, lead, and zinc with mean concentra- tions of 0. Similar results may be found in Sansalone and Christina Financing is available to qualified homeowners; homeowners are currently participating in this pilot project. Nohad A. The stark differences in these results appear to be primarily due to differences in intensity of the storm events monitored. Because the treatability of nitrogen is a function of its form, it is desirable to have all three forms monitored, and they are generally reported in terms of their mass of nitrogen.


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Basic data on urban storm-water quality, Portland, Oregon book

The terminal settling velocity occurs when particulates accelerate downward through the fluid until the settling velocity is constant and the upward drag force of the fluid and the downward gravitational force exerted on the particle reach equilibrium Fair et al.

Contact Us Questions on your bill? Finally, with ratios greater than 20, little void space is filled by the particles, and sedimentation and fil- tration tend to become the dominant removal processes.

Portland also has a community outreach program to highlight its eco roofs and green streets initiatives; city staff reach out to public and individual owners to educate, motivate and gain their support. The city has developed a climate plan and is committed to identifying better ways of quantifying land use planning on carbon emissions.

The water system of New York City has repeatedly fulfilled these criteria. From to federal funding for sanitation was provided through grants to local governments. The university has increasingly added more doctoral programs as it has grown from its original mission as a liberal arts undergraduate college into a more broad-based research university.

Department of Environmental Quality

Data such as these Table and Figure are used extensively in application of hydrologic screening results, as presented in Chapter 7 of the Guidelines Manual.

While a majority of treatable petroleum hydrocarbons are sorbed onto sediment because of their hydrophobic nature and high sorption coefficients, some also remain in solu- tion, typically the less-dense gasoline products Minton Wastewater treatment only became widespread after the introduction of federal funding in and especially after an increase in environmental consciousness and the upscaling of financing in the s.

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The city is also trying to provide incentives for people to install swales on private property with city operating funds. The program has inspired community building throughout the city.

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The Act was amended inestablishing a uniform set of water quality standards and creating a Federal Water Pollution Control Administration authorized Oregon book set standards where states failed to do so. Bioswales and grass strips, employing more filtration and infiltration removal unit processes, tended to show a higher net removal of nutrients than systems primarily utilizing sedimentation for removal.

Pollutants associated with urban runoff can be generally categorized as solids, oxygen-demanding Basic data on urban storm-water quality, nutrients nitrogen and phos- phoruspathogens, organics associated with fuels and other petroleum products e.

Similar results may be found in Sansalone and Christina Cities that rely on more or less polluted surface water from the lower reaches of rivers have to rely on extensive and costly water purification plants. This will provide an opportunity for nurseries to respond to the growing need for particular plants.

Storm yields for suspended sediment varied by about four orders of magnitude. The school also offers doctoral programs as part of the Systems Science and the Environmental Sciences and Resources doctoral programs.

Solution Development Our engineers can review your requirements, weigh all options, and recommend the optimal solution to integrate with your site designs. Runoff can collect debris, chemicals, sediment or other pollutants that could adversely affect water quality if the runoff is discharged untreated.

For example, in the late s, the city of San Diego and EPA were involved in a legal dispute over the requirement to treat sewage at the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant to secondary treatment standards.

For example, stormwater particle counts from a residential neighborhood in Portland, Oregon, are shown in Tablealong with settling velocities computed under the assump- tions just presented Bureau of Environmental Services b; Wells Contech Products. The city works closely with Portland State University including collaborating with the Urban Studies Department to research and monitor the impacts of eco roofs and solar panels, as well as different community engagement techniques.

All transactions are encrypted with the latest security software. You will receive an email confirming your payment. The PSDm is the most important characteristic from the stand- point of removal by sedimentation and sorption. Stormwater Design Manual: The updated stormwater design manual will contain design guidance for traditional stormwater technologies as well as newer approaches using Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure that include rain gardens, green roofs, and swales.

The G. It was motivated by a resurgence in concern about the safety of drinking water due to breakthroughs in chemistry that revealed organic chemicals in water that were tentatively linked with cancer.The City of Portland offers several ways to pay your bill.

1) Mail your check and coupon (lower bottom of your printed bill) to City of Portland Stormwater, PO BoxLewiston, ME 2) Online (ebill) - There are three methods by using MyOnlineBill. 1). Quality of Wisconsin Stormwater, Survey Urban Stormwater Data Base for 22 Metropolitan Areas Throughout the United States.

USGS Open File Report Lakewood, CO. Emmerling-Dinovo, C. “Storm Water Detention Basins and Residential Locational Decisions.” Water Resources Bulletin. Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. Over a year period, water-quality data were collected for seven small drainage basins in urban aeas of Portland, Oreg.

Analysis of the data followed three approaches. First, the constituent concentrations were analyzed. Average concentrations of suspended sediment, settleable solids, and fecal coliform bacteria generally exceeded levels expected for secondary waste-treatment plant effluent.

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i The significance of storm water runoff in affecting water quality in the United States has become an increasing concern in recent years, as further improvements are made in controlling Urban Storm Water BMP Preliminary Data Summary. URBAN STORM RUNOFF IN THE ROSEBURG AREA, OREGON, AS RELATED TO URBAN FLOOD CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY By L.E.

Hubbard U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Water-Resources Investigations Report Prepared in cooperation with WATER RESOURCES SURVEY, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON Portland, Oregon Author: L.E.

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