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I have designed several earth detention basins- one is a soccer field which gets submerged a few times a year for a few days each time.
Another is concrete - like a box culvert and directly under a residential street- about 10'x 10' x 150 ft. long. The design is exactly like a typical box culvert.
Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA
On Thu, 7 Sep 2006 15:54:56 -0500 "amanipula" <amanipula(--nospam--at)> writes:
I'm being asked to design a detention basin for a civil engineer.  the hydrology has already been done, he just needs structural detailing/design.  Having never done anything like this, i naturally have a few questions that i hope some of you may be able to answer.
1.  I tried searching for some sort of standard of design, but came up empty handed.  Do any exist?  Sources?
2.  I assume i'm just designing a big conrete box to hold water (19' wide x 53' long x 6.5' deep).  So Live Load would be the full volume of water, or can i consider something less?
3.  How about lateral loads?  How do i account for the water sloshing about?
4.  Should this be constructed w/ corrosive resistant materials? 
Any insights, thoughts, help is appreciated.