Fort Lee Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Discharge Characterization Study


Location: Fort Lee, New Jersey
Scope of Services: Rainfall Monitoring, GIS Mapping, Field Investigations, Hydraulic Modeling
Client: Borough of Fort Lee

The project objective of this Rainfall Monitoring Program were the development of the following:

  • a correlation between rainfall characteristics and the frequency of occurrence of CSO discharges,
  • an understanding of the rainfall characteristics in the study area,
  • a network of real-time rainfall monitoring for use in the monitoring and modeling of CSO drainage basins, and
  • establishing  additional goals under the Modeling Quality Assurance Work Plan, which defined the short-term goals of the monitoring and modeling analysis.