Assessment for the Possibility of Water-ecosystem Restoration Applying LID Techniques in the Deokjin Park Area, Jeonju City

LID기법을 이용한 전주 덕진공원의 수생태 복원 가능성 평가

Choi, Seung-Hyun;Kim, Seok-Hwi;Kim, Kangjoo

  • Received : 2015.11.30
  • Accepted : 2015.12.24
  • Published : 2015.12.28


In this study, we investigated the restoration possibility of the old streams by enhancing the rainwater infiltration in the watershed of Deokjin Park, Jeonju City. This study was performed by modeling groundwater discharge to the streams under various conditions. We assessed the amount and location of groundwater recharge enhancement to restore the streams and evaluated whether the baseflows of the restored streams are sufficient to keep the water ecosystem of the Deokjin Pond. The results show that the baseflow of the streams can persist for a longer time even during the dry season when the rainwater drainage system is recovered similarly to the those before development using low impact development (LID) techniques. The enhancements of recharge in the headwater area, which is the area around the zoo and Daeji Village in the Deokjin Park watershed, is useful to increase the baseflows of the downstream reaches. Furthermore, spreaded recharge over a widespread area is better to prevent the streams from drying than the intensive recharge at a few sites.


Deokjin Park;restoration of water-ecosystem;rainwater drainage system;LID;groundwater recharge


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