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Water management in Bohle quarry

Poletto, Andrew, Jegatheesan, Veeriah and Wulf, Chris 2003, Water management in Bohle quarry, in Papers from OzWater, AWA 20th Convention, [AWA], [Perth, W. A.].

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Title Water management in Bohle quarry
Author(s) Poletto, Andrew
Jegatheesan, Veeriah
Wulf, Chris
Conference name AWA Ozwater Convention (20th : 2003 : Perth, W. A.)
Conference location Perth, W. A.
Conference dates 6-10 Apr. 2003
Title of proceedings Papers from OzWater, AWA 20th Convention
Editor(s) [Unknown]
Publication date 2003
Conference series AWA Ozwater Convention
Publisher [AWA]
Place of publication [Perth, W. A.]
Keyword(s) alternate use of water
benchmarking
water balance
water management
Summary 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.
Language eng
Field of Research 099999 Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
HERDC Research category E1.1 Full written paper - refereed
ERA Research output type E Conference publication
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30039599

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
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