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A study on artificial recharge well as a part of drainage system and water supply in UTHM

Tjahjanto, Dwi and Musa, Sabariah and Ridzuan, Mohd Baharudin (2008) A study on artificial recharge well as a part of drainage system and water supply in UTHM. In: Proceedings 1st National Seminar on Environment, Development and Sustainability (PSISenviro2008), 28-29 July 2008, Selangor, Malaysia.


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Area of Parit Raja including campus of UTHM is facing flood and water shortage every year due to topographically is flat and most of the top layer of soil is occupied by clay. Based on this condition, this study is aimed to reduce the excess storm-water runoff by flowing the surface water into the ground (aquifer) through a well (perforated pipe), so that the decreasing of surface water will be able to contribute in overcoming the flood problem and the second expectation from the mechanism is to store water in the aquifer with hope that the potential of groundwater will increase.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: groundwater; artificial recharge well; confined aquifer; storm water control; flat area
Subjects: T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 07 May 2012 01:07
Last Modified: 07 May 2012 01:07
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2307
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