Rain water harvesting management system in Zoo Negara, Selangor

Shareh Musa, Sharifah Meryam and Selamat, Nurul Atiqah Nabilah and Md Yassin, Azlina and Shafii, Haryati (2018) Rain water harvesting management system in Zoo Negara, Selangor. Asian Journal of Environment, History and Heritage, 2 (1). pp. 67-75. ISSN 2590-4213

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Water is a key requirement either to human, animal or plant. Rainwater Harvesting System (RWH) is a technology used to collect and store rainwater from the roof for reuse. The objective of this study was to investigate the factors that influence the effectiveness of the application of RWH and RWH in terms of the quantity of water collected. The scope of the study is to carried out at the National Zoo, Hulu Kelang, Selangor. This study focuses only on the second phase of the application of RWH at the National Zoo. Method of methodology used was through observation and interview. The results shown, factors that affect the application of RWH at the National Zoo is water demand, improve the quality of lake water and rainfall. For the second objective, based on the analysis, the rainwater is channelled to assist in improve the lake water. This is because, as a result of water quality tests conducted NAHRIM every month found that the lake water quality status has changed from Class IV (contaminated) to Class III (moderately polluted). Rainwater is also able to accommodate the needs of the lake water. Respondents also agreed that the application of RWH at the National Zoo for the second phase is effective. The results of this study, it can be beneficial for the government to encourage the installation of Zoo SPAH in other states.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: RWH; Zoo; application; effectiveness
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201-500 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: UiTM Student Praktikal
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2021 06:54
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 06:54
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3914

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