An impact assessment for urban stormwater use

Lundy, Lian and Ellis, John Bryan and Revitt, D. Mike (2017) An impact assessment for urban stormwater use. In: 14th IWA/IAHR International Conference on Urban Drainage, 10-15 Sept 2017, Prague, Czech Republic.

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Abstract

The adoption of stormwater collection and use for a range of non-potable applications requires that the perceived risks, particularly those associated with public health, are addressed. Pollutant impacts have been assessed using E. coli and a scoring system on a scale of 0 to 5 to identify the magnitude of impacts and also the likelihood of exposure to stormwater during different applications. Combining these identifies that low or medium risks are generally predicted except for domestic car washing and occupational irrigation of edible raw food crops where the predicted high risk would necessitate the introduction of remedial actions

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Natural Sciences
Item ID: 22637
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Depositing User: Mike Revitt
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2017 14:55
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2018 00:52
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/22637

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