n IMIESA - A case study on urban catchment pollution : selecting the right stormwater clean-up technology : news

Volume 31, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0257-1978



Extracted from text ... IMIESA OCTOBER 2006 - 23 The latest methods of removing pollution from stormwater conduits and urban streams were evaluated in a case study in Stellenbosch. The study suggests an approach that municipal engineers could use to effectively manage sewage, solid and oil wastes in urban catchments. Financial challenges often result in environmental issues receiving low funding priorities. Municipal engineers must therefore devise low capital and maintenance cost solutions. In the case study, the methods suggested by the WRC Report No TT 95/98 were among those considered. Solid waste in the central business catchments areas of cities and towns is strewn ..

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