Drainage in urban water environment

Babangida, Baba and Kueh, Meirilynna Cheing Ling and Rahimi, Nur Fatin Lyana and Jaafar, Nurul Nadiah and Md Saleh, Zubaidah (2020) Drainage in urban water environment. In: Managing the Local Environmental Issues. Penerbit UTHM, pp. 46-58. ISBN 978-967-2389-65-1

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Good drainage improves the waterways from the place of origin is released. However, improper waste management system in drainage could lead pollution in streams and rivers. In the case study in Batu Pahat town, there are several issues arise on drainage system. One of the main problems that caused the drainage get clogged is food waste from restaurants especially in closed drainage. There are several effects that are encountered if the waste management in the drainage system is poor. The effects could happen on human, flora and fauna, and environment. The aim of this chapter will identify the method of practices that has been used for cleaning the drainage. Responsibilities of local authorities in cleaning the drains at Batu Pahat will be explained. The best management practise to overcome the drainage pollution issues will be highlighted.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Water; Environmental engineering; Government publications—Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Built Environment > Department of Civil Engineering : Water and Environmental Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Siti Noraida Miskan
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2021 01:43
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2021 01:43
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2298

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