A vertically averaged two-dimensional hydrodynamic model was developed to simulate water movements in a small shallow unstratified impoundment. The hydrodynamic model was then coupled with a two-dimensional pollutant transport model to calculate the mass fluxes of pollutant. The differential equations were numerically solved on a space staggered grid using a two-level time ADI integration scheme. The model was used to simulate the flow and pollutant transport and to assess the pollutant removal performance of an urban detention pond located in Charlottesville, VA. Results of the simulation were compared to field data taken at the site. The model was successfully utilized in simulating pollutant transport and trapping, making it useful in analyzing wet detention pond modification for urban pollution control.

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