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Appropriate Methods in Determining the Event Mean Concentration and Pollutant Removal Efficiency of a Best Management Practice
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  • Journal title : Environmental Engineering Research
  • Volume 15, Issue 4,  2010, pp.215-223
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Environmental Engineering
  • DOI : 10.4491/eer.2010.15.4.215
 Title & Authors
Appropriate Methods in Determining the Event Mean Concentration and Pollutant Removal Efficiency of a Best Management Practice
Maniquiz, Marla C.; Choi, Ji-Yeon; Lee, So-Young; Cho, Hye-Jin; Kim, Lee-Hyung;
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 Abstract
This study attempted to develop and suggest a more appropriate method for the determination of event mean concentration (EMC) and pollutant removal efficiency of a stormwater best management practice (BMP) considering rainfall. The stormwater runoff and hydrologic data gathered from 22 storm events during a 28-month monitoring period on a swirl and filtration type of BMP were used to evaluate the developed methods. Based on the findings, the modified EMC method resulted in lower (average) values than the overall EMC, although the differences were not significant (P>0.05). By comparison, the developed `Rainfall Occurrence Ratio` (ROR) method was most significantly correlated (r
 Keywords
Best management practice;Event mean concentration;Efficiency;Filtration;Rainfall occurrence ratio method;Stormwater;
 Language
English
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