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Descriptor English: Stormwater Runoff
Descriptor Spanish: Escorrentía Pluvial
Descriptor Portuguese: Escoamento de Água de Chuva
Descriptor French: Ruissellement des Eaux Pluviales
Entry term(s): Rainwater Runoff
Storm Water Runoff
Tree number(s): SP4.016.137.563.064.310
SP4.021.197.118.494
SP4.031.100.200.252.478.059
Scope note: Stormwater management: In the current conception of urban storm water management, the control and minimization of the adverse effects of urban floods are not limited to the dominant principle of distancing and flowing storm water from critical points. They add a set of actions and solutions of structural and non-structural character, involving execution of large and small works, planning and management of urban occupation, with efficient legislation and inspection regarding the generation of superficial flows. (Free translation from the original: Brasil. FUNASA, 2018)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Rainfall-Runoff Relationship DeCS
Rainwater DeCS
Surface Runoff DeCS
DeCS ID: 25693
Unique ID: DDCS025693
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Stormwater Runoff - Preferred
Concept UI FD00058516
Scope note Stormwater management: In the current conception of urban storm water management, the control and minimization of the adverse effects of urban floods are not limited to the dominant principle of distancing and flowing storm water from critical points. They add a set of actions and solutions of structural and non-structural character, involving execution of large and small works, planning and management of urban occupation, with efficient legislation and inspection regarding the generation of superficial flows. (Free translation from the original: Brasil. FUNASA, 2018)
Preferred term Stormwater Runoff
Entry term(s) Rainwater Runoff
Storm Water Runoff



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