Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Estimating Runoff Rates, Volumes, and Required Detention
The USDA NRCS, formerly known as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), has developed a methodology for determining runoff rates and volumes. In this course we will cover rainfall patterns, the procedures of TR55 including computing runoff, hydrologic soil groups, and discharge method and estimating detention storage volume.
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By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Discuss rainfall patterns
Identify the methods for determining appropriate TR55 procedures
Recognize the Hydrologic Soil Groups
Describe the process of estimating detention storage volume
Jake Woland, ASLA
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