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Development of water quality model for Sg. Tebrau using QUAL2K

Zainudin, Zaki and Abd Rahman, Norazah and Abdullah, Norizan and Mazlan, Nurul Fadillah (2010) Development of water quality model for Sg. Tebrau using QUAL2K. Journal of Applied Sciences, 10 (21). pp. 2748-2750. ISSN 1812-5662 (O), 1812-5654 (P)

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Abstract

Tebrau River starts in Senai and ends in the Straits of Johor and has been categorized as most polluted river in Malaysia. It has been classified as class III river water quality based on the Interim National Water Quality Standard (INWQS) with the average value of Water Quality Index (WQI) of 59. This study was focussed on simulating the effect of the pollution from industrial area to Tebrau River Basin by using QUAL2K which is the modenization version of QUAL2E. This water quality model involved in simulates two primary parameters which are Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Ammoniacal Nitrogen (AN). It has been found out that QUAL2K model can be used as an outstanding tool in managing the river basin.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6601/2984
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tebrau, QUAL2K, water quality
Subjects: T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering > TC401 River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD169 Environmental protection
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Zaki Zainudin
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2011 11:37
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2011 11:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2984

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