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Street Storage for Combined Sewer Surcharge Control


Date Published: February 2012


This case study describes the use of street storage and catch basin modifications to reduce the rate of runoff entering combined sewer systems (CSS). These modifications help alleviate residential basement flooding that results from CSS surcharging during rainfall events.

Keywords: combined sewer system; stormwater; factsheet; streets; water infrastructure



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  • Sustainable Communities Learning Network
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