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The potential of recharge well system in flat area with low infiltration rate

Musa, Sabariah and Zakaria, Nor Azazi and Tjahjanto, Dwi and Lai, Sai Hin (2009) The potential of recharge well system in flat area with low infiltration rate. In: International Conference on Water Resources (ICWR2009) , 26-27 May 2009, Langkawi, Kedah.

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Abstract

Groundwater as an alternative source still does not contribute to the water supply in area of Parit Raja because of the limitation of water availability in the ground. This lacking of groundwater could be caused by the circumstance that the top layer of soil is dominated by clay in which its permeability is small, so the water is difficult to infiltrate the ground. The recharge well technique will be designed based on the flat area problems, layer of bedrock, flow water table and low infiltration rate. According to the assessment of subsurface layer, presented that the study area promised good prospects for the ground water recharge system to increase the capability of groundwater. The recharge system also will contribute to the drainage system by reducing the volume of rainfall runoff using the recharge well technique.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: groundwater; recharge well; water supply; drainage system
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201-500 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 03:14
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 07:58
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2758
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