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Methodology for systems analysis of sustainable wastewater management - assessment for an urban catchment in Vasastaden, Göteborg.

Stefan Ahlman (Institutionen för Vatten Miljö Transport, Urban Water Engineering) ; Gilbert Svensson (Institutionen för Vatten Miljö Transport, Urban Water Engineering) ; Annika Malm ; Henrik Kant ; Pascal Karlsson
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Techniques and Strategies in Urban Water Management (NOVATECH'2004). June 6-10 2004 p. 457-464. (2004)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

This paper presents a methodology, i.e. a scheme of methods and principles to be used in systems analysis of alternative wastewater systems. The methodology is tested in a case study for an urban catchment where three different system structures for management of wastewater were compared: a combined sewer system, a conventional separate sewer system, and a source controlled separate system. The outcome of the step-by-step methodology is an overall assessment of the sustainability in each of the studied systems, which can be used as support in a decision-making process. The tools and methods have also proven to be useful in evaluation of different scenarios, especially in relation to source control.

Nyckelord: Decision support, Economy, Environmental impact, Risk assessment, Sewer systems, Substance flows



Denna post skapades 2006-09-28. Senast ändrad 2016-04-11.
CPL Pubid: 7534

 

Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för Vatten Miljö Transport, Urban Water Engineering (2000-2004)

Ämnesområden

Samhällsbyggnadsteknik
Miljöteknik

Chalmers infrastruktur

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