Publications

Brito, D. (in progress) Modelling lot-level parameters to evaluate the probability of basement flooding due to infiltration in Canadian homes. Master’s of Applied Science thesis, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

 

Dusolt, S. (2019). Evaluating the Performance of Backwater Valves as a Lot-Level Approach to Reduce Basement Flooding in Canadian Homes. Master’s of Applied Science thesis, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

Link: https://atrium.lib.uoguelph.ca/xmlui/handle/10214/15986

 

Jiang, A. (2019). Characterizing Rainfall Derived Inflow and Exploring Lot-Level Based Stormwater Management Modelling Techniques with Low Impact Development. Master’s of Applied Science thesis, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

Link: https://atrium.lib.uoguelph.ca/xmlui/handle/10214/17371

 

Vrban, S. (2019). An evaluation of low impact development and residential basement flood risk in the Greater Toronto Area. Master’s of Applied Science thesis, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

Link: https://atrium.lib.uoguelph.ca/xmlui/handle/10214/17258

 

Journal articles:

Dusolt, S., Binns, A.D., McBean, E.A., Gharabaghi, B., Sandink, D. (to be submitted). An experimental investigation of maintenance requirements due to debris build-up in backwater valves installed on household sewer laterals. To be submitted to Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management.

 

Dusolt, S., Binns, A.D., McBean, E.A., Gharabaghi, B., Sandink, D. (2020). Characterization of backwater valves in sanitary sewer laterals and associated failures in a Canadian context. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, (ja).

Link: https://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cjce-2020-0026#.X2T5xmhKg2w

 

Jiang, A., McBean, E.A., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B. Guidance on field survey programme design for basement flooding assessment. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2020. DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2020.1782412

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02626667.2020.1782412

 

Jiang, A., McBean, E.A., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B. Quantifying rainfall-derived inflow from private foundation drains in sanitary sewers: case study in London, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 24(9), 1-11, 2019.

Link: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29HE.1943-5584.0001814

 

Irwin, S., Howlett, C., Binns, A.D., Sandink, D. (2018). Mitigation of Basement Flooding due to Sewer Backup: Overview and Experimental Investigation of Backwater Valve Performance. Natural Hazards Review, 19(4), 04018020.

Link: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29NH.1527-6996.0000298

 

Vrban, S., McBean, E., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B. Assessment of residential basement flood risk due to amplified seasonal groundwater levels resulting from increased LID-induced stormwater infiltration. To be submitted to Journal of Hydrological Engineering.

 

Conference abstracts and presentations:

Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B., McBean, E.A., Sandink, D. (2019). Session: Flood reduction at home: lot-level practices to improve management of urban flood risk and mitigate basement flooding. Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) 2019 National Conference, 26-31 May, Collingwood, Canada.

 

Dusolt, S., Binns, A.D., McBean, E.A. (2018). Evaluating the performance of backwater valves as a lot-level approach to reducing basement flooding in Canadian homes. University of Guelph World Water Day, 22 March, Guelph, Ontario.

 

Dusolt, S., Binns, A.D., McBean, E.A. (2018). Evaluating the performance of backwater valves as a lot-level approach to reducing basement flooding in Canadian homes. 51st International Conference on Water Management Modeling (ICWMM), 28 February-1 March, Toronto, Canada.

 

Binns, A.D. (2016). Lot-level protection measures to improve resiliency to basement flood events. 2016 Livable Cities Forum, 12-14 September, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

Elkurdy, M., Bonakdari, H., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B., McBean, E.A. Early detection of riverine flooding events using the Group Method of Data Handling for the Bow River, Alberta, Canada. Submitted to International Journal of River Basin Management.

 

Elkurdy, M., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B. Improved streamflow forecasting using variational mode decomposition and extreme gradient boosting. Submitted to AGU Fall Meeting 2020, 7-11 December, San Francisco, USA, 2020.

Jiang, A., McBean, E.A. (2019). Characterizing sponge city system efficiencies at lot-level with climate change. International Symposium on Sustainable Urban Drainage, 17-19 October, Ningbo, China.

 

Jiang, A., McBean, E.A., Huang, J. (2019). Decreasing urban flood damages by removal of foundation drain contributions to sanitary sewers. 8th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research, 14-18 June, Nanjing, China.

 

Jiang, A., McBean, E.A. (2018). A quantitative statistical analysis of rainfall-derived infiltration and inflow into the sanitary sewer system – A case study of the City of London, Ontario. 51st International Conference on Water Management Modeling (ICWMM), 28 February-1 March, Toronto, Canada.

 

Kaur, B., Szentimrey, Z., Binns, A.D., McBean, E., Gharabaghi, B. Urban flood susceptibility mapping using supervised regression and machine learning models in Toronto, Canada. Submitted to AGU Fall Meeting 2020, 7-11 December, San Francisco, USA, 2020. 

 

McBean, E.A., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B. (2019). Research perspective on lot-level practices to reduce the risk of basement flooding. Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) 2019 National Conference, 26-31 May, Collingwood, Canada.

 

Vrban, S., Gharabaghi, B., Binns, A.D., McBean, E.A. Evaluation of low impact development practices at the catchment scale: can benefits turn into risks? Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) 2019 National Conference, 26-31 May, Collingwood, Canada, 2019.

 

Vrban, S., Wang, Y., McBean, E.A., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B. Evaluation of stormwater infrastructure design storms using partial duration and annual maximum series models. TRIECA 2019 Conference, 20-21 March, Brampton, Canada, 2019.

 

Vrban, S., Wang, Y., McBean, E.A., Binns, A.D., Gharabaghi, B. Evaluation of partial duration and annual maxima series rainfall models using the Low Impact Development Treatment Train Tool. 51st International Conference on Water Management Modeling (ICWMM), 28 February-1 March, Toronto, Canada, 2018.

 

Vrban, S., Binns, A.D. Evaluation of lot-level stormwater management practices and their influence on basement flood risk. Green Communities Canada Webinar, 19 February, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada, 2019.