Millennium Beaches: Civil Engineering Special Issue

Millennium Beaches: Civil Engineering Special Issue

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Millennium Beaches describes how over GBP5 billion is being spent to clean up Britains beaches in time for the new millennium. Various innovative approaches have been taken by the water companies to bring bathing areas up to the mandatory requirements of the 1976 EU Bathing Water Directive as well as meet the Urban Waste Treatment Directive, which bans sea disposal of sewage sludge from the end of 1998.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 200g
  • ICE Publishing
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0727728113
  • 9780727728111

Table of contents

Introduction Bathing waters in the UK - a clear future Cleanseas - Wessex Waters coastal clean-up programme Southern Waters coastal clean-up programme Clean Sweep at Penzance/St Ives and Lyme Regis Clearwater to Blue Flag water Sea Change - improving bathing water quality in the North West Northumbrian Waters investment to end sea-disposal of sewage sludge Green Sea - achieving Blue Flag in Wales Yorkshire Waters Coastcareshow more