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Assessing the Environmental Capacity of Local Residential Streets
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2013)
The inherent conflict between the residential amenity and traffic access functions of roads causes debate on what constitutes a true “local” street. The concept of ‘environmental capacity’ was developed to identify a ...
Contaminant run-off from impervious surfaces such as carparks and roofs
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2010)
Urban waterways often improve aesthetics of cities, but also act as stormwater drainage channels. Pollutants accumulating on impervious surfaces are washed off and discharged into waterways, with main contaminants consisting ...