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The redefined role of two rivers in the making of Putrajaya Lake

Yaman, Maheran and Nik Abdul Rahman, Nik Ismail Azlan (2009) The redefined role of two rivers in the making of Putrajaya Lake. Discussion Paper. IIUM. (Unpublished)

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Abstract: Rivers along urban areas have recently begun receiving increased attention because of their valuable role in flood control or lack of it, providing water to support aquatic life and for visual impact. Another important but poorly understood function is water quality improvement. Rivers can actually provide effective, free treatment for many types of water pollution from point sources (municipal and certain industrial waste water effluents) and non-point sources (mine, agricultural and urban runoff) including organic matter, suspended solids, metals and excess nutrients. This paper will describe the process and will try to predict the effectiveness of the project.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Additional Information: 2738/13310
Uncontrolled Keywords: water quality, free treatment, natural filtration, centerpiec
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Asst. Prof. Dr Maheran Yaman
Date Deposited: 28 May 2013 18:17
Last Modified: 28 May 2013 18:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/13310

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