Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota
This project was completed as part of the 2012-2013 Resilient Communities Project (rcp.umn.edu) partnership with the City of Minnetonka. The City of Minnetonka was interested in measuring the effective impervious area (EIA) for two key sites in the city to better assess stormwater management and potential flooding. Minnetonka project lead and water resources engineer Liz Stout worked with students in CE 5511: Urban Hydrology and Land Development, to measure the EIA for two sites using two different methods. The students' final report and presentation are available.
Report and presentation completed by students enrolled in CE 5511: Urban Hydrology and Land Development, taught by Dr. John Gulliver in spring 2013.
This project was supported by the Resilient Communities Project (RCP), a program at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to connect communities in Minnesota with U of MN faculty and students to advance local sustainability and resilience through collaborative, course-based projects. RCP is a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). More information at http://www.rcp.umn.edu.
Fitch, Sarah; Navis, Ryan; Trebesch, Sam; Borden, Stephen; Takbiri, Zeinab.
Effective Impervious Area for the City of Minnetonka.
Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota.
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