Chapter 5.3. Discharges in Sensitive Receiving Waters

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,
  2. Olivier Thomas4 and
  3. André van Der Beken5
  1. Giuliano Ziglio1,
  2. Marco Vian1 and
  3. Claudia Lasagna2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch18

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

How to Cite

Ziglio, G., Vian, M. and Lasagna, C. (2006) Discharges in Sensitive Receiving Waters, in Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment (eds P. Quevauviller, O. Thomas and A. v. Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Environment and Sustainable Development Institute, Sherbrooke University, 2500 bld de l'Université, Local A6-1021, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1, Canada

  3. 5

    Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Trento, Via Mesiano 77, 38050 Trento, Italy

  2. 2

    AMGA S.p.A., via Piacenza 54, 16138, Genova, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller

Series Editor Information

  1. European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499299

Online ISBN: 9780470058725

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Keywords:

  • sensitive receiving water discharges;
  • combined sewer overflow (CSO);
  • critical pollutants (variables) in sensitive receiving waters;
  • contaminant mass loading - impact and management;
  • mass loading calculation;
  • nutrient annual loading calculation;
  • sample collection duration and period of record

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Key Variables

  • Contaminant Mass Loading: Impact and Management

  • Mass Loading Calculation

  • Comparison of Different Strategies for Nutrient Annual Loading Calculation: an Example Using Real Data

  • Conclusions and Perspectives

  • Acknowledgements

  • References