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Hancock, G.S., Holley, J.W., Chambers, R.M. 2010. A field-based evaluation of wet retention ponds: How effective are ponds at water quantity control? Journal of the American Water Resources Association. American Water Resources Association, Middleburg, VA. Volume 46, Number 6. Pages 1145-1158.
BMP, Design Standard, goal, Regulation/Ordinance, stormflow, Stormwater
Results of a 4-year long in suburban, VA of five wet ponds for their ability to meet their primary design goals of peak flow reduction and extended flow duration are presented. Results suggest that ponds failed to meet regulatory requirements.