Linear construction projects, such as roads, railways, pipelines, cables and water courses, could all have negative impacts on the environment. This document looks at the issues of controlling and managing water pollution. Covers site planning and programming, licences and consents, monitoring, emergency and contingency planning, site set-up, adjacent land and water use, runoff and sediment control, water treatment methods and disposal, works in or near water, excavations and dewatering, concrete and grouting activities, contaminated land and ecology.
Based on research project RP708.
CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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