Proposals of a procedure to asses Pollutographs. Application to Murcia's Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs). Póster
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AuthorGarcía Bermejo, Juan Tomás; Vigueras Rodríguez, Antonio; Castillo Elsitdie, Luis G.; Espin, Pablo; Martínez Solano, Daniel; [et al.]
Knowledge AreaIngeniería Hidráulica
Bibliographic CitationGARCÍA BERMEJO, Juan Tomás et al. Proposals of a procedure to asses Pollutographs. Application to Murcia's Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs). En: Danish Water Forum, Lyngby, 2018.
Directives 91/271/EEC and 93/481/EEC set norms regarding the management of Combined Sewer Overflows. European Commission monitors the implementation status and implementation programmes. In fact, during the year 2019 all the utilities should be able to quantify the pollution spilled during storm events. And afterwards, plans have to be developed in order to reduce the impact of such events. In this paper, we proposed a method to estimate the transported pollution during events as well as to serve as a tool for developing plans to lessen the corresponding pollution. The procedure is divided into three steps: A. Periodical measurements of all relevant pollutants, e.g. total suspended solids and chemical oxygen demand, in wet and dry weather. Such pollutant “concentrations” are correlated with the turbidity, updating the relation among them . B. Continuous measures of the turbidity. Turbidity is continously register in the sewer areas near overflow spillways. Turbidimeters are ...
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