Tag: Sediment

Sediment Fluxes During Large Storms

In 2011, Tropical Storm Lee dropped 102 to 178 mm (4 to 7 in.) of rain on the Susquehanna River Basin in 4 days, creating a plume of 17 million megagrams (19 million tons) of sediment that extended 161 km (100 mi) into...

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Why is Bioretention So Popular?

In suburban areas, bioretention is becoming a common best management practice (BMP) for stormwater because it is cost-effective, as well as highly effective at reducing volume and removing pollutants. “For pollutant removal,...

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