Hydrology: Current Research

ISSN: 2157-7587

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Mahmood Ahmad


  • Research Article
    Integration of Stormwater Drains with Lakes: Expectations and Reality - A Case of Raipur, India
    Author(s): Abid Ali Khan and Mahmood AhmadAbid Ali Khan and Mahmood Ahmad

    Recently one of the most prominent activity focusing in Indian cities is the retrofitting the urban drainage system. Millions of rupees spent on the construction of stormwater drains in towns and cities to prevent flooding during the rains. These drains that extend several kilometers across the town or city are expected to feed all the collected surface runoff into the nearest surface water body such as a lake or a river. Recently a case study was done by Royal HaskoningDHV, a premier engineering and consultancy organization of Netherlands in association with German funding agency - GIZ on improvement of the stormwater management of Raipur city in India. The study suggested that flooding can be prevented in the city by interlinking of stormwater drain with the existing lakes in the city. The lakes can act as the storage reservoirs which dampen the effect of flooding and also reduce th.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7587.1000166

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