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Estimating flood hydrographs for urban basins in North Carolina

Robert R. Mason

Estimating flood hydrographs for urban basins in North Carolina

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Raleigh, N.C, Denver, CO .
Written in

    Places:
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban runoff -- North Carolina.,
    • Flood forecasting -- North Carolina.,
    • Floodplain management -- North Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert R. Mason, Jr. and Jerad D. Bales ; prepared in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, and the cities of Asheville, Fayetteville, and Raleigh, North Carolina.
      SeriesWater-resources investigations report ;, 96-4085
      ContributionsBales, Jerad.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB701 .W375 no. 96-4085
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 19 p. :
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL729384M
      LC Control Number97118476
      OCLC/WorldCa35916628

      ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the definition of design flood and computation of its hydrograph. Definition of Design Flood: Design flood is the value of the instantaneous peak discharge adopted for the design of a particular project or any of its structures. In addition to the considerations of the flood characteristics, frequencies and [ ]. New Jersey Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual • Chapter 5: Computing Stormwater Runoff Rates and Volumes • February • Page often this size of storm is likely to reoccur is called its recurrence interval. For instance, a rainfall of certain. unified dimensionless inlet hydrograph or a family of such hydrographs for typical high­ way cross-sections seems possible. Chen, Cheng-lung, "Urban Storm Runoff Inlet Hydrograph Study, Vol. 1. Com­ puter Analysis of Runoff from Urban Highway Watersheds Under Time- and Space­. Drainage basins have many different characteristics that influence how quickly or slowly the main river within them responds to a period of intense rainfall, these are outlined in more detail in the section relating to storm hydrographs. Hydrological cycle. The hydrological cycle is a closed system. Water moves around continuously and no new.


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Estimating flood hydrographs for urban basins in North Carolina by Robert R. Mason Download PDF EPUB FB2

Numerous rural sites in North Carolina. However, for ungaged basins, the flood hydrograph must be estimated, or synthesized, using any one of several available techniques, including application of a dimensionless hydrograph.

Purpose and Scope This report presents a technique for estimating flood hydrographs for urban basins in North CarolinaCited by: 3. Get this from a library. Estimating flood hydrographs for urban basins in North Carolina. [Robert R Mason; Jerad Bales].

A dimensionless hydrograph for North Carolina was developed from data collected in 29 urban and urbanizing basins in the State. The dimen- sionless hydrograph can be used with an estimate of peak flow and basin lagtime to synthesize a design flood hydrograph for urban basins in North Carolina.

Peak flows can be estimated from a number of avail- able techniques; a procedure for estimating basin. A dimensionless hydrograph for North Carolina was developed from data collected in 29 urban and urbanizing basins in the State.

The dimen- sionless hydrograph can be used with an estimate of peak flow and basin lagtime to synthesize a design flood hydrograph for urban basins in North Carolina. The Program T&M Chapter 6 of Book 4, Estimating flood magnitude and frequency at gaged and ungaged sites on streams in Alaska and conterminous basins in Canada, Evaluation of Six Methods for Estimating Magnitude and Frequency of Peak Discharges.

peak-flow frequency relations, flood hydrographs, average basin lag times, and runoff volumes associated with a given peak flow for ungaged, urban basins by using data from 34 streamgages in 15 cities in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. A rainfall-runoff model was calibrated for 23 urban drainage basins in South Estimating flood hydrographs for urban basins in North Carolina book.

The modelCited by: 4. The National Flood-Frequency Program--methods for estimating flood magnitude and frequency in rural and urban areas in Oklahoma, by W. R Bidlake () 1 edition published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. A statewide study was conducted to develop two methods for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods in rural ungaged basins in North Carolina.

Flood-frequency estimates for gaged sites in North Carolina were computed by fitting the annual peak flows for each site to a log. A statewide study was conducted to develop two methods for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods in rural ungaged basins in North Carolina.

Flood-frequency estimates for gaged sites in North Carolina were computed by fitting the annual peak flows for each site to a log-Pearson Type III distribution.

As part of the computation of flood-frequency estimates for gaged sites, new values. This report presents the results of Phase 1 of Project SC ‘Estimating flood peaks and hydrographs for small catchments’.

This work was jointly funded by the Environment Agency, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and JBA homemadehattie.com by: 3. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

May 03,  · The results of the project will be documented in a USGS Scientific Investigations Report, tentatively titled “Methods for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods for urban and small, rural, Piedmont-Ridge and Valley, Sand Hills, and Coastal Plain streams in the Southeastern United States, Georgia, South Carolina, and North.

The flood-frequency estimates are particularly important in densely populated urban areas. A multistate approach was used to update methods for determining the magnitude and frequency of floods in urban and small, rural streams that are not substantially affected by regulation or tidal fluctuations in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

Estimating flood hydrographs for urban basins in North Carolina / (Raleigh, N.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Denver, CO: Branch of Information Services [distributor], ), by Robert R. Mason and Jerad Bales (page images at HathiTrust).

Estimating flood peaks and hydrographs for small catchments: Phase 1 Executive summary This report presents the results of Phase 1 of Project SC Estimating flood ‘ peaks and hydrographs for small catchments’.

This work was jointly funded by the Environment Agency, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and JBA Consulting. Designated Interbasin Transfer River Basins as defined in G.S. GExtended Interbasin Transfer Boundaries (click on the map for a larger map).

SC - Review of Methodology for Estimating Flood Peaks and Hydrographs for Small Catchments. Theme: small rural and urban catchments, changes in flood response due to urbanisation, flood peaks alone, and flood hydrographs.

If Phase 1 suggest any new methods should be developed in. Urban Hydrology for Small Watersheds Chapter 1 IntroductionIntroduction The conversion of rural land to urban land usually increases erosion and the discharge and volume of storm runoff in a watershed.

It also causes other problems that affect soil and water. As part of. Methods for estimating magnitude and frequency of peak flows for natural streams in Utah. Bibliographic Details; Estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods in rural basins of North Carolina--revised by: The National Flood-Frequency Program--methods for estimating flood magnitude and frequency in rural areas on the Island of.

revised the local empirical formula for estimating the time to peak on the unitgraph for watersheds smaller than 90 acres (Urban Storm Water Design Criteria Manual, ). All of these methods represent efforts to overcome the insufficiency of the Rational method in estimating storm hydrographs under a non-uniform rainfall distribution.

Probabilistic Extreme Flood Hydrographs That Use PaleoFlood Data for Dam Safety Applications 4 Objectives The focus of this research is to develop practical tools for estimating probabilistic hydrographs that can be used in risk analyses for dam safety. The key feature of the research is to utilize peak.

A NEW BASIN CHARACTERISTIC FOR USE IN ESTIMATING IMPERVIOUS AREA AND FLOOD DISCHARGES IN URBAN MISSOURI BASINS By Rodney E. Southard ABSTRACT 1 A previous regression analysis of flood peaks on urban basins in St. Louis County, Missouri, indicated that the percentage of impervious area.

A method for estimating flash flood peak discharge, hydrograph, and volume in poorly gauged basins, where the hydrological characteristics of the flood are partially known, due to stage gauge.

TY - JOUR. T1 - Modelling design flood hydrographs in catchments with mixed urban and rural land cover. AU - Kjeldsen, T. AU - Miller, J. homemadehattie.com by: Unit Hydrograph Excel.

Oct 16,  · A hydrograph may be used to show how the water flow in a drainage basin (particularly river runoff) responds to a period of rain. This type of hydrograph is known as a.

-urban flood might only last 20% as long but be 4x higher Q: Hydrographs from urban settings in comparison to rural settings-show floods are of higher peak flow in urban settings. Q: Urbanization usually results in an increase in flood frequency because -less water is able to infiltrate into the ground, which creates more runoff.

Protecting Our Most Critical Resource. The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources has established national and international leadership in hydrology and watershed management research, teaching and outreach.

From the pioneering work of Dr. James Gregory on the hydrology of wetland soils in eastern North Carolina to ongoing work on forested catchment ecohydrology in the mountains of. Urban versus Rural Runoff: Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum The Watershed Concept.

Differences in the permeability of urban and rural land surfaces lead to differences in their hydrographs. Urban streams have ‘spikey’ hydrographs, that is stream flow goes up quickly during a rain storm event and then down quickly when the rain.

Oct 11,  · NC River Basins Flooding From Hurricane Matthew. With North Carolina making the national news after the recent flooding from Hurricane Matthew here is some information about the different NC river basins. As of today eleven people in North Carolina have died due to drowning in the flood waters caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Feb 06,  · flood estimation 1. presented by: raj kumar bairwa m-tech (a.h.e.s) iit roorkee 2. a flood is relatively high flow that overtops the natural or artificial banks in any reach of a system.

flood plain is desirable location for human livelihood and his activities, it is important that floods be controlled so that damage does not exceed an acceptable amount design of water resources structure such.

Mar 13,  · You just clipped your first slide. Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later. Now customize the name of a clipboard to store your clips. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) worked in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to document the October, storm event in North Carolina.

The passage of Hurricane Matthew through central and eastern North Carolina during October, brought heavy rainfall which resulted in major flooding. More than 15 inches of rain were recorded in some areas. A HYDROLOGIC MODEL FOR ASSESSING THE INFLUENCE OF WETLANDS ON FLOOD HYDROGRAPHS IN THE RED RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION Melanie L.

Bengtson and G. Padmanabhan Lecturer Professor Department of Civil Engineering and Construction North Dakota State University North Dakota Water Resources Research Institute.

Download file to see previous pages In addition hydrograph also carries information of base flow, which is the initial flow condition of the river existing in river prior to any storm.

The base lag refers to the time repose of the river with respect to a rainfall which signifies the drainage potential of the catchments. North Carolina Division of Water Resources has launched the hydrologic model development project for Neuse River basin.

Project kick off meeting was held in Raleigh, NC on February 25, Need for a Hydrologic Model. The Neuse basin covers square miles of. ReFH2 methodology improves on ReFH1 methodology for flood estimation in urban catchments, with the urban and rural components of the hydrograph being calculated separately.

There is currently insufficient evidence to determine whether ReFH2 or the Statistical method is the most robust method of flood estimation in urban catchments.

model for urban or other basins that generate surface runoff similar to flash floods following a sharp pulse of rainfall at the watershed inlet. The model uses two time parameters that are based on watershed scale, flow diffusivity, and flow celerity to control the shape of Cited by: 6.

In urban areas, floodwater rises quickly to very high flood peaks, and then rapidly subsides. In rural areas, where lagtimes are much longer, waters rise very slowly, floodpeaks are much lower (the river may never actually flood) and the return to baselevel is very slow.

Rural and urban areas will also have different baselevels. Discover North Carolina’s River Basins What river basin do you live in. What is the rank of your river basin compared to others in North Carolina. Define aquifer. Describe the meaning of ecological address.

List the 9 components of your ecological address. How has urban development reduced the land’s ability to. A Flood Warning is in effect for portions of the area. View all valid statements/warnings or choose a specific point or river to get the details for that location.

Weather Forecast Office Raleigh, NC.58 Hydrology jobs available in North Carolina on homemadehattie.com Apply to Water Resources Engineer, Environmental Scientist, Engineer and more!Hydrographs, Recurrence Intervals and Basin Responses They are therefore a vital means to managing rivers and drainage basins.

Source: Adapted from BBC This can lead to more frequent flood events. The characteristics of the drainage basin will explain how a river responds to a rainfall event.