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Q: How do you calculate rainwater runoff to determine culvert size?
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Runoff causes sheet erosion which means removing a thin sheet of topsoil.

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strip cropping reduces soil erosion due to rainwater runoff and wind.

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All rivers are fresh-water - because they're formed from rainwater runoff, which fell as rain.

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What is main that cause excess rainwater to run off?

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How do you calculate storm water roof runoff?

You take the footprint of the rainfall (length feet multiplied by the width feet) and multiply by the rainfall feet ( inches divided by 12). This is your volume. Take this number and multiply it by 7.48 to determine the gallons of water! You forgot to add in the volumetric runoff coefficient. this is measured by: VRC= 0.05 +0.009(% imperviousness)

Use runoff in a sentence?

New construction allowed runoff from hillsides which flooded basements in nearby homes.Runoff naturally seeks a path of least resistance.Continual runoff can undermine hills, leading to mudslides and ground failures.