Metrology in Urban Drainage and Stormwater Management: Plug and pray


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Publication Date: 15/07/2021

Pages: 488

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781789060102

eISBN: 9781789060119

Categories: Urban water

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This book presents the advancements made in applied metrology in the field of Urban Drainage and Storm water Management over the past two decades in scientific research as well as in practical applications. Given the broadness of this subject (measuring principles, uncertainty in data, data validation, data storage and communication, design, maintenance and management of monitoring networks, technical details of sensor technology), the focus is on water quantity and a sound metrological basis. The book offers common ground for academics and practitioners when setting up monitoring projects in urban drainage and storm water management. This will enable an easier exchange of results so as to allow for a faster scientific progress in the field. A second, but equally important goal, is to allow practitioners access to scientific developments and gained experience when it comes to monitoring urban drainage and storm water systems. In-depth description of international case studies covering all aspects discussed in the book are presented, along with  self-training exercises and codes available for readers on a companion website.

Numerous detailed examples are given in the book, with corresponding open-source codes and training files available to download here.



List of contributors

List of acronyms

Chapter 1: General introduction and book layout

Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski, Francois H. L. R. Clemens-Meyer and Mathieu Lepot

Chapter 2: Sensors for rain measurements

Patrick Willems and Thomas Einfalt

Chapter 3: Water level and discharge measurements

Frédérique Larrarte, Mathieu Lepot, Francois H.L.R. Clemens-Meyer,

Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski, Damjan Ivetic´, Dusan Prodanovic´ and Bram Stegeman

Chapter 4: Measuring the water balance in stormwater control measures

Tim D. Fletcher, Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski, Jérémie Bonneau, Matthew J. Burns, Peter J. Poelsma and Jasmine K. Thom

Chapter 5: Data communication and storage

F. Branger, S. Tait, V. Chaffard, E. Brelot, V. Lecomte, I. Mallet and P. Skipworth

Chapter 6:  Design of a monitoring network: from macro to micro design

Mathieu Lepot, Zoran Kapelan and Francois H. L. R. Clemens-Meyer

Chapter 7: Operation and maintenance

Jakob Benisch, Björn Helm, Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski, Simon Bloem, Frédéric Cherqui, Uwe Eichelmann, Stefan Kroll and Peter Poelsma

Chapter 8: Uncertainty assessment

Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski, Mathias Uhl and Francois H. L. R. Clemens-Meyer

Chapter 9: Data validation and data quality assessment

Francois H. L. R. Clemens-Meyer, Mathieu Lepot, Frank Blumensaat, Dominik Leutnant and Guenter Gruber

Chapter 10: Data archiving and meta-data – saving the data for future use

Dušan Prodanovic´ and Nemanja Branisavljevic

Chapter 11: Data collection in urban drainage and stormwater management systems – case studies

Alama Schellart, Frank Blumensaat, Francois Clemens-Meyer, Job van der Werf, Wan Hanna Melina Wan Mohtar, Salwa Ramly, Nur Muhammad, Jeremie Bonneau, Tim Fletcher, Justin F. Costelloe, Robert James, Matthew Burns, Peter Poelsma, Susana Ochoa-Rodriguez, Daniel Bourne, Zoe Hancock, Gilles Wallwork, James Hale, Nadia Nikolova-Peters, Stefan Kroll, Johan van Assel, David McCarthy, Baiqian Shi, Simon Bloem and Christian Ebi

Chapter 12: Appendices

Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski, Francois H. L. R. Clemens-Meyer and Mathieu Lepot


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