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*<span title="A catch basin is an engineered drainage structure with the sole function of collecting rainwater and snowmelt from streets and parking lots and transporting it to local waterways through a system of underground piping, culverts, and / or drainage ditches"> '''catch basin'''</span>
 
*<span title="A catch basin is an engineered drainage structure with the sole function of collecting rainwater and snowmelt from streets and parking lots and transporting it to local waterways through a system of underground piping, culverts, and / or drainage ditches"> '''catch basin'''</span>
 
*<span title="The area that drains to a point of interest, such as a stormwater BMP or a receiving water"> '''catchment'''</span>
 
*<span title="The area that drains to a point of interest, such as a stormwater BMP or a receiving water"> '''catchment'''</span>
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*<span title="A check dam is a structure installed perpendicular to flow in a natural or manmade conveyance channel to reduce flow velocity. By slowing flow velocities, check dams can serve multiple functions including reduction of channel scour and erosion, enhancement of sediment trapping, and greater treatment of the water quality control volume via enhanced water detention or retention. Typical check dam materials include rock, earth, wood, and concrete. "> '''check dam'''</span>
 
*<span title="a waterproof receptacle for holding liquids, usually water. Cisterns are often built to catch and store rainwater."> '''cistern'''</span>
 
*<span title="a waterproof receptacle for holding liquids, usually water. Cisterns are often built to catch and store rainwater."> '''cistern'''</span>
 
*<span title="fine-grained soil particles with a particle  diameter less than 0.002 mm"> '''clay'''</span>
 
*<span title="fine-grained soil particles with a particle  diameter less than 0.002 mm"> '''clay'''</span>

Revision as of 13:32, 13 June 2019

This page lists standard definitions used in hover boxes throughout this manual. Hover boxes allow the user to hover over bolded text and see a definition for that text.

A

  • aggregate
  • aquatic habitat
  • armoring
  • arterial roads
  • alum

B

  • baffle
  • bank stabilization
  • baseflow
  • berm
  • best management practice
  • biodegradation
  • biofiltration
  • bioinfiltration
  • bioretention practice
  • Bioswale
  • biotic impairment
  • brownfield
  • Brushing
  • buffer zones
  • bypass flow

C

  • catch basin
  • catchment
  • check dam
  • cistern
  • clay
  • coagulation
  • coarse sediment
  • cofferdam
  • collector roadway
  • compacted soil
  • compost
  • concentrated flow
  • concentrated stormwater runoff
  • contributing area
  • conventional roof
  • curb-cut
  • curb bump-out

D

E

F

  • fiber roll
  • fill
  • filter fabric
  • filtration
  • filter strip
  • final stabilization
  • first flush
  • flash
  • floatables
  • flocculant
  • flocculation
  • flow paths
  • flow-through device
  • fluvial systems
  • footprint
  • forebay
  • fractured flow

G

  • geotextile
  • grade
  • grade control structures
  • green roof
  • green space
  • geotextile
  • gross solids
  • grubbing

H

  • herbaceous perennial
  • High-density polyethylene
  • highly urban and ultra-urban environments
  • hydraulic conductivity of the aquifer material (k),
  • hydraulic grade line
  • hydraulic gradient (i),
  • hydraulic model
  • hydrodynamic separator
  • hydrogeology

I

J

K

L

  • large lot residential
  • level spreader
  • live storage
  • longitudinal slope
  • low permeability soils

M

  • manhole
  • media
  • mesic
  • moderate to steep slopes
  • MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System)
  • mulching

N

O

P

Q

R

  • Rationale Method
  • receiving water
  • redundant
  • removal efficiency
  • resuspension
  • riparian zone
  • riprap
  • riprap
  • rock armored
  • rock riffle

S

T

U

  • highly urban and ultra-urban environments
  • underdrain
  • under-draining

V

W

X

Y

Z

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