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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Lisa Beinlich (2016): EVALUATION OF FILTER MATERIALS FOR URBAN STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE CITY OF VIENNA.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Siedlungswasserbau, Industriewasserwirtschaft und Gewässerschutz (SIG), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 55. UB BOKU obvsg

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
Abstract:
Increase of extreme events, change in water availability and quality - those are one of the most significant impacts due to climate change at urban scale. Urbanisation and the increase of sealed areas is another challenge. Therefore, an innovative and sustainable stormwater management using green infrastructure in combination with filter systems could be an effective strategy to increase water availability for plants and remove contaminants from roadway runoff. The aim of the present work is to evaluate the effectiveness of filter materials for the removal of multiple contaminants from stormwater. Eleven filter materials, mixtures of different components, are tested in the laboratory of the Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control at the University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna (BOKU) between March and June 2016. The characteristics and performance of the materials are tested at laboratory scale in accordance with the requirements of the Austrian Standard ÖNORM B2506-3, 2016. The experimental approach consists of experimental steps with a focus on material characterisation, hydraulic behaviour and pollutant removal capacity (for Pb, Cu, Zn). The final objective is the selection of filter materials for the application into pilot plants in the City of Vienna. Considering all results, it can be summarised that the method used is suitable for detailed characterising and comparing the different materials under study. Three superstructure and two substructure materials are qualified as appropriate filter materials for the implementation into pilot plants. A prioritisation regarding the selected criteria is performed, but an individual solution for each specific location has to be found. The present work is the basis for further research, including upscaling and the monitoring of the materials performance. The optimisation of the materials is a further goal.

Beurteilende(r): Ertl Thomas
1.Mitwirkender: Allabashi Roza

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