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Hydrologic and Environmental Assessment of an Infiltration Planter for Roof Runoff Use
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  • Journal title : Journal of Wetlands Research
  • Volume 17, Issue 4,  2015, pp.325-331
  • Publisher : Korean Wetlands Society
  • DOI : 10.17663/JWR.2015.17.4.325
 Title & Authors
Hydrologic and Environmental Assessment of an Infiltration Planter for Roof Runoff Use
Moon, So-Yeon; Choi, Ji-Yeon; Hong, Jung-Sun; Yu, Gi-Gyung; Jeon, Je-Chan; Flores, Precious Eureka D.; Kim, Lee-Hyung;
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 Abstract
Due to urbanization and increase in impervious area, changes in natural water circulation system have become a cause of groundwater recharge reduction, streamflow depletion and other hydrological problems. Therefore, this study developed the infiltration planter techniques applied in an LID facility treating roof stormwater runoff such as, performance of small decentralized retention and infiltration through the reproduction of natural water circulation system and use of landscape for cleaning water. Assessment of an infiltration planter was performed through rainfall monitoring to analyze the water balance and pollutant removal efficiency. Hydrologic assessment of an infiltration planter, showed a delay in time of effluent for roof runoff for about 3 hours and on average, 79% of facilities had a runoff reduction through retention and infiltration. Based on the analysis, pollutant removal efficiency generated in the catchment area showed an average of 97% for the particulate matter, 94% for the organic matter and 86-96% and 92-93% for the nutrients and heavy metals were treated, respectively. Comparative results with other LID facilities were made. For this study, facilities compared the SA/CA to high pollutant removal efficiency for the determination to of the effectiveness of the facility when applied in an urban area.
 Keywords
Infiltration planter;Non-point Source;Roof Runoff;Rainwater use;
 Language
Korean
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