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By P. E. Rijtema, F. J. E. Van Der Bolt (auth.), P. E. Rijtema, V. Eliáš (eds.)

Regional ways to Water toxins within the Environment integrates wisdom and event on toxins difficulties relating to commercial, agricultural and municipal actions and previous army websites, with certain emphasis at the Black Triangle: the sector located on the borders among North Bohemia, Polish reduce Silesia and South Saxony. the following, a few 5 million population stay in a space of brown coal basins having the top emissions of sulphuric and nitrogen emission within the complete of Europe. The large-scale harm during this area is because of out of date expertise and inadequate gear for tracking emissions. healthiness results are serious, and controlling the toxins can simply be performed at excessive rate. there's hence a necessity to replace wisdom and event on tools for comparing the predicted results of measures and purification innovations to treatment floor and floor water pollution.

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SOURCES AND MAGNITUDE OF URBAN DIFFUSE POLLUTION Stormwater and CSO pollution in urban areas is caused by various boundary inputs and polluting processes and activities that occur on the land. (dust) and street dirt and subsequent washoff from impervious surfaces. The sources of the accumulated pollutants are: * dry atmospheric deposition * street refuse accumulation, including litter, street dust and dirt, and organic residues from vegetation and animal population * traffic emissions - solids accumulation and growth in sewers; - leaching of pollutants from septic systems and other sources such as landfills onto surfaces and into groundwater and, subsequently into storm drainage; - application, storage and washoff of deicing and other chemicals; 42 - application of pesticides and fertilizers onto grassed urban lands; discharge of pollutants such as car oil, detergents and other household and commercial solvents and chemicals into the drainage systems, and cross-connections of sewage and industrial wastes from sanitary sewers, failing septic tanks and other sources, into storm sewers.

Control of the industrial waste discharges requires development of effective treatment technologies so that they will have minimal adverse effects on the aquatic life and different water uses. The polluting compounds may originate from point and non-point sources. The most serious problems can be developed in the vicinity of uncontrolled (illegal) hazardous waste disposal sites where leaches can contaminate the groundwater aquifer. ENVIRONMENT -----------r- ---- --r MARKET Refmed Synthetic Product Product Material Reuse SOLID WASTES RAW MATERlALS WASTEWATERS ~ t Treatment at Industrial Site Recovered By-products r -------1__MARKET Secured Hazardous Waste Disposal S~I:~~ Pretreated Liquid Wastes Municipal Sewage Treatment Plant tENVIRONMEN~ J Figure 2.

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