Town of Oro Valley Drainage Criteria Manual Update
Location: Oro Valley, Arizona
Hydrologic runoff computations
Open-Channel Hydraulic designs
Scour and Sediment Transport
The Town of Oro Valley stormwater utility department has been experiencing maintenance and repair issues throughout the town’s drainage infrastructure.The Town determined the need toupdate the drainage criteria manual to account for the unique desert hydrologic conditions such as flash floods and sediment transport. The Town relied up on the experience of Riley’s senior engineers who haveextensive experience in southwest desert hydrology & hydraulics and geomorphology to improve upon the currentmanual by incorporating engineering methods and practices specific to the region.