The development of infrastructure has created large areas of impermeable land where rainfall events cause surface water runoff to enter watercourses, through conventional drainage systems, quicker and in larger quantities than from Greenfield sites, increasing the likelihood of flooding to receiving watercourses.
|Title of host publication||11th International Conference on Urban Drainage (11ICUD)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
- drainage systems
- flood risk