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.