Essential maintenance activities on highway BMP drainage controls involve refurbishment of filter (French) drains which can generate substantial amounts of “controlled waste”. An innovative procedure for their re-instatement is described which offers a more sustainable option for filter drain/trench management. The quality classification of these waste arisings is problematical and it is difficult to reliably identify the risks posed by such materials and the most effective forms of management and disposal options.
Research Article|November 01 2007
Highway filter drain waste arisings: a challenge for urban source control management?
Water Sci Technol (2007) 56 (10): 125-131.
J.B. Ellis, E.G. Rowlands; Highway filter drain waste arisings: a challenge for urban source control management?. Water Sci Technol 1 November 2007; 56 (10): 125–131. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2007.743
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