May 11 Daily Question: Peak Runoff for Different Terrains

NCEES Civil PE Specification V.D.: Runoff analysis


A city block is divided between a park, a cemetery, and undeveloped land. Due to increased demand, the cemetery owner plans to purchase the undeveloped land and extend the cemetery boundaries 😞.

Given the parameters shown in the figure and a storm with peak intensity of 10 inches per hour occurs, determine the increase in peak runoff flow in cubic feet per second once the new cemetery limits are developed.

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