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Table 1

Description of the conditions evaluated in the synthetic events in bioretention box

Physical parameterConditionDescription
Rainfall characteristics Condition 1 RP = 5 years; P = 31 mm; d = 30 min; i = 62 mm/h 
Condition 2 RP = 50 years; P = 53 mm; d = 30 min; i = 106 mm/h 
Saturation of filtering media Condition a Without saturated zone – valve height = 0 m 
Condition b With saturated zone – valve height = 0.1 m 
Condition c With saturated zone – valve height = 0.2 m 
Underdrain head loss Condition I Valve completely open 
Condition II Valve half open 
Physical parameterConditionDescription
Rainfall characteristics Condition 1 RP = 5 years; P = 31 mm; d = 30 min; i = 62 mm/h 
Condition 2 RP = 50 years; P = 53 mm; d = 30 min; i = 106 mm/h 
Saturation of filtering media Condition a Without saturated zone – valve height = 0 m 
Condition b With saturated zone – valve height = 0.1 m 
Condition c With saturated zone – valve height = 0.2 m 
Underdrain head loss Condition I Valve completely open 
Condition II Valve half open 

RP, Return period; P, rainfall depth; d, duration; i, rainfall intensity.

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