publication . Article . 2018

Evaluating the Capability of Grass Swale for the Rainfall Runoff Reduction from an Urban Parking Lot, Seoul, Korea

Muhammad Shafique; Reeho Kim; Kwon Kyung-Ho;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 15, issue 3 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI
Abstract
This field study elaborates the role of grass swale in the management of stormwater in an urban parking lot. Grass swale was constructed by using different vegetations and local soil media in the parking lot of Mapu-gu Seoul, Korea. In this study, rainfall runoff was first retained in soil and the vegetation layers of the grass swale, and then infiltrated rainwater was collected with the help of underground perforated pipe, and passed to an underground storage trench. In this way, grass swale detained a large amount of rainwater for a longer period of time and delayed peak discharge. In this field study, various real storm events were monitored and the research ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Article, grass swale, runoff, stormwater management, soil moisture, rain events, Medicine, R, Hydrology, business.industry, business, Stormwater, Flash flood, Precipitation, Parking lot, Surface runoff, Storm, Swale, Environmental health, Rainwater harvesting
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