The water management in Bohle quarry

Poletto, Andrew, Jegatheesan, Veeriah, and Wulf, Chris (2003) The water management in Bohle quarry. In: Papers from OzWater, AWA 20th Convention, pp. 1-12. From: OzWater, AWA 20th Convention, 6-10 April 2003, Perth, WA, Australia.

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Abstract

It has not been until recent times that companies throughout the world have realised the preciousness of a readily available fresh water supply. It is for this reason that such companies are implementing water management schemes to improve the efficiency in which this resource is used. Located 15km north of Townsville the Bohle quarry has provided much of the material for the infrastructure existing throughout the Townsville region. Operational since the Second World War, CSR Readymix is the site's fourth owner. Water is a precious commodity at the Bohle quarry and is used primarily for dust suppression. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations state, less than 4 g/m2/month of dust fallout beyond the boundary of the quarry is permitted.

Item ID: 7689
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: alternate use of water; benchmarking; water balance; water management
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ISBN: 1447-8471
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2010 01:51
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0907 Environmental Engineering > 090702 Environmental Engineering Modelling @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969999 Environment not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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