Stormwater quality associated with a full silt trap discharging into an urban watercourse
Scholz, M and Zettel, S 2004, 'Stormwater quality associated with a full silt trap discharging into an urban watercourse' , Water and Environment Journal, 18 (4) , pp. 226-229.
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The aim of this project was to assess the influence of a full silt trap on the quality of stormwater which was discharged into an urban watercourse. The average SS concentrations of the outflow were 2.0 and 34.1 mg/l during dry-weather and wet-weather conditions, respectively, and SS concentrations of up to 141.6 mg/l were recorded during storms. Treated stormwater SS concentrations were often high, compared with secondary sewage-treatment standards of ≤30 mg/l. Pollutants accumulated in the silt trap.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Heavy metals, sediment-size distribution, silt trap, stormwater management, surface-water runoff, urban watercourse|
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Civil Engineering Research Centre
|Journal or Publication Title:||Water and Environment Journal|
|Depositing User:||Users 47901 not found.|
|Date Deposited:||18 Jul 2011 12:32|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 18:01|
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