publication . Article . 2005

The Firstflush of Pollutants in Surface Runoff

Pejman Razi; Amir Taebi;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2005 Journal: آب و فاضلاب, volume 15, issue 4, pages 12-19 (issn: 1024-5936, eissn: 2383-0905, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Water and Wastewater Consulting Engineers Research Development
One of the factors impacting quality of water resources is pollution due to urban storm runoff during first stage of storm runoff and is commonly called "firsflush". At this stage the pollution load is rather high. However, if this pollution is properly controlled and managed, the size of the required treatment facilities will be considerably reduced. The surface runoff pollution in the city of Isfahan is high and necessitates the implementation of some control system. For this purpose, ten rainfall events were studied during fall and winter between 1999 and 2000. The data were gathered through grab sampling from Sio-se-pol bridge watershed. Statistical methods ...
free text keywords: lcsh:Technology, lcsh:T, lcsh:Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes, lcsh:TD201-500, lcsh:Sewage collection and disposal systems. Sewerage, lcsh:TD511-780
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