Use of the STORM (Storage, Treatment, Overflow, and Runoff) Model for Estimating the Quantity and Quality of Runoff from the Metropolitan Area of Houston, Texas




Waddell KM; Massey BC; Jennings ME

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The 'STORM' model, developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was selected from existing models and adapted to use available data to compute runoff from the Houston, Texas, area and to compute the loads and concentrations of biochemical-oxygen demand, dissolved solids, total phosphorus, total organic carbon, total nitrogen, and fecal-coliform bacteria. The water-quality data simulated by the STORM model will be used by the Texas Department of Water Resources to refine and verify a model of the Galveston Bay estuarine system




48G Natural Resources & Earth Sciences: Hydrology & Limnology;68D Environmental Pollution & Control: Water Pollution & Control;91A Urban & Regional Technology & Development: Environmental Management & Planning;Army Corps of Engineers;Bacteria;Biochemical oxygen demand;Carbon;Coliform bacteria;Concentration;Data;Dissolved solids;Galveston;Galveston bay;Houston;Investigations;Mathematical models;Meteorology;Models;Nitrogen;Phosphorus;Precipitation;Quality;Rainfall runoff relationships;Resources;Runoff;Solids;STORM mathematical model;Texas;United States;Urban areas;Urban hydrology;Water;Water pollution;Water quality;Water quality data;Water resources;