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Table 1

List of main stormwater pollutant types (adapted from Eriksson et al. 2007)

Pollutant typesIndicator parameters
Basic parameters Organic matter (BOD5, COD), suspended solids, nitrogen, phosphorus, pH 
Heavy metals Zinc, cadmium, chromium (VI), nickel, lead, platinum 
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons Benzopyrene, naphthalene, pyrene 
Herbicides Terbuthylazine, pendimethalin, phenmedipham, glyphosate 
Organic compounds Nonylphenol ethoxylates and degradation products, e.g., nonyl phenol, pentachlorophenol, di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate, 2,4,4′-trichlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl 28), methyl-tert-butyl ether 
Bacterial indicators Faecal coliforms (E. coli), pathogens (Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pollutant typesIndicator parameters
Basic parameters Organic matter (BOD5, COD), suspended solids, nitrogen, phosphorus, pH 
Heavy metals Zinc, cadmium, chromium (VI), nickel, lead, platinum 
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons Benzopyrene, naphthalene, pyrene 
Herbicides Terbuthylazine, pendimethalin, phenmedipham, glyphosate 
Organic compounds Nonylphenol ethoxylates and degradation products, e.g., nonyl phenol, pentachlorophenol, di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate, 2,4,4′-trichlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl 28), methyl-tert-butyl ether 
Bacterial indicators Faecal coliforms (E. coli), pathogens (Pseudomonas aeruginosa
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