Tag Archive for Tag: drainage

Tag: drainage Drainage Basin

The size of the drainage basin is one of the most important parameters regardless of which method of hydrologic analysis is used. To determine the basin area, select the best available topographic map or maps which cover the entire area contributing surface runoff to the point of interest. Outline the area on the map or maps and determine the size

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Tag: drainage Site drainage

Difficulty often occurs in draining a site where large scale earthmoving is taking place. The excavations disturb the natural drainage of the land and large quantities of mud may be discharged to local watercourses during wet weather. Complaints then arise from riparian owners and water abstractors downstream. If this possibility should occur the resident engineer should advise the  contractor to approach the

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