Integrating Infiltration Facility to Urban Road Drainage

Authors

  • Darrien Yau Seng Mah
  • Tze Chiat Ng
  • Frederik Josep Putuhena

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14419/ijet.v7i3.18.16668

Published:

2018-08-02

Keywords:

Impervious, MSMA, Road curb, Runoff, Stormwater, SWMM.

Abstract

It is proposed to merge an infiltration facility to the conventional road curb system. Towards this end, a Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) is developed to explore the effectiveness of the proposed component at Riveria housing estate, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. The findings show that the integration is effective in reducing peak runoff. The results indicate that a scenario of hollow infiltration trench achieves zero runoff, and a scenario of filled infiltration trench has a 43.6% reduction in runoff compared with existing road drainage condition. Furthermore, the hollow infiltration trench is found to be the best among all the given scenarios. The SWMM modelling results provide a tool to quantitatively measure the probable use of the proposed measures to improve the existing road drainage system.

 

 

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How to Cite

Yau Seng Mah, D., Chiat Ng, T., & Josep Putuhena, F. (2018). Integrating Infiltration Facility to Urban Road Drainage. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(3.18), 31–35. https://doi.org/10.14419/ijet.v7i3.18.16668
Received 2018-08-01
Accepted 2018-08-01
Published 2018-08-02