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Storm Water Management: Examples from Czech Republic, by Petr Hlavínek, Martina Zeleňáková

By Petr Hlavínek, Martina Zeleňáková

This booklet reports the present state-of-the-art in coping with infrastructure, city areas, commercial areas and inhabited components with recognize to flooding and water harm. the writer is a widely known professional in typhoon water administration, and this ebook supplies a vast review of the various possible parts that play a job in hurricane water dangers. It comprises chapters on making plans infrastructure and local improvement, differences in city areas and localities with structures and old structures, masking various urban varieties and home components, housing and advertisement zones, in addition to housing improvement. the writer then is going directly to evaluation diverse hydrological stipulations that make parts more secure, or extra vulnerable to hurricane water threats, and catch and shop typhoon water. The final a part of the books covers sealed infrastructure and their position in hurricane water risks, together with roads, public areas, roofs, and others.

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Therefore, defining the aim that is to be achieved is priority. The choice of particular solution and the type of the reservoir should be preceded by detailed research of available and possible to design solutions of reservoirs with the analysis of sewage accumulation processes. 4 Rainwater Management in Urban Catchment Rainwater is the part of the whole water resources, which remains in continuous and natural circulation, what guarantees that surface and underground water resources are renewable.

Critical flow of storm water exceeds dozens of times, and in extreme cases hundredfold, the maximum flow of domestic wastewater. After analysis of coefficients characterizing the efficiency of constructed storm water and combined sewage systems it is safe to state that they are very low. It is due to the fact that the use of total diameters of these canals is seldom, happens maybe once in a few years, depending on assumed level of reliability of sewage system. J. Dziopak (&) Á D. Słyś The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rzeszów University of Technology, Al.

Increases the amount of solids transported by storm water, and if the particle composition is unsuitable (cinder, ash), harmful chemicals leach into the storm water [2]. • Erosion of paved surfaces Through the process of gradual ageing, particles of diverse size and composition become released from paved surfaces. • Litter Urbanised areas are polluted by large amounts of thrown away trash of all kinds. This pollution is caused mainly by poor discipline of people (Fig. 1). Fig. 1 Metal gutters are affected by corrosion and release toxic substances into storm drain Storm Water Quality 31 • Animals Urine and excrements of animals on pavements, roads, in parks and on other surfaces represent a source of bacteriological pollution, pollution by organic substances and ammonium ions.

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