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These sizing equations are suggested for use in calculating the capacity of swales which have a larger proportion of surface flow. i.e. grass swales, rather than bioswales.

Triangular channel[edit]

Sizing a triangular channel for complete volume retention:

Trapezoidal channel[edit]

Sizing a trapezoidal channel for complete volume retention: