An Innovative Storm Sewer Design in an Urban Environment

  title={An Innovative Storm Sewer Design in an Urban Environment},
  author={S. A. Khondker and Magdi Farag},
New York State Department of Conservation (NYSDEC) issued a CSO (Combined Sewer Overflows) Abatement Consent Order to New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) to reduce the CSO into Thurston Basin, a tributary of Jamaica Bay. The CSO could only be reduced by separating the flows from the existing Combined District. In a conventional design the existing combined sewers would be abandoned and a separate sanitary and storm sewer system would be designed. However, the… Expand
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