WIT Press

Understanding And Managing The Environmental Effects Of Waste Water Discharges To The Marine Environment

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/WP930621

Volume

2

Pages

10

Published

1993

Size

1,122 kb

Author(s)

M. Hannam, C. Brokenshire & R. Rayner

Abstract

Understanding and managing the environmental effects of waste water discharges to the marine environment M. Hannam/ C. Brokenshire," R. Rayner^ % South West Water Services Ltd., Marine Design Centre, Valley Road, Plympton, Plymouth, UK * Wimpey Environmental Ltd., Swindon, UK ABSTRACT South West Water is working to enhance the coastal environment of the Devon and Cornwall region of the United Kingdom through a massive programme of engineering marine improvement schemes for waste water treatment and discharge. The Company's marine improvement programme is the largest of its type in Europe. The programme seeks to address the growing requirements of environment legislation combined with increasing public awareness of environment issues. The objective is to achieve the best practical approach in solving the existing problems of waste water disposal coupled with minimising overall environmental impact. The paper considers the challenge of achieving the

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