Klang River Water Quality Modelling Using Music

Lariyah Mohd Sidek, Nazirul Mubin Zahari, Mohd Hafiz Zawawi, Zakaria Che Muda, NURFAZILA MOHD FAUZI, MOHD EDZHAM FAREEZ OTHMAN, ZULKEPPLY AHMAD

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Abstract

Water is an essential resource that sustains life on earth; changes in the natural quality and distribution of water have ecological impacts that can sometimes be devastating. Recently, Malaysia is facing many environmental issues regarding water pollution. The main causes of river pollution are rapid urbanization, arising from the development of residential, commercial, industrial sites, infrastructural facilities and others. The purpose of the study was to predict the water quality of the Connaught Bridge Power Station (CBPS), Klang River. Besides that, affects to the low tide and high tide and. to forecast the pollutant concentrations of the Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Total Suspended Solid (TSS) for existing land use of the catchment area through water quality modeling (by using the MUSIC software). Besides that, to identifying an integrated urban stormwater treatment system (Best Management Practice or BMPs) to achieve optimal performance in improving the water quality of the catchment using the MUSIC software in catchment areas having tropical climates. Result from MUSIC Model such as BOD5 at station 1 can be reduce the concentration from Class IV to become Class III. Whereas, for TSS concentration from Class III to become Class II at the station 1. The model predicted a mean TSS reduction of 0.17%, TP reduction of 0.14%, TN reduction of 0.48% and BOD5 reduction of 0.31% for Station 1 Thus, from the result after purposed BMPs the water quality is safe to use because basically water quality monitoring is important due to threat such as activities are harmful to aquatic organisms and public health.
Original languageEnglish
Article number020132
Pages (from-to)020132-1 - 7
Number of pages6
JournalAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1885
Issue number0
Publication statusPublished - 01 Sep 2017

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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Mohd Sidek, L., Zahari, N. M., Zawawi, M. H., Che Muda, Z., MOHD FAUZI, NURFAZILA., FAREEZ OTHMAN, MOHD. EDZHAM., & AHMAD, ZULKEPPLY. (2017). Klang River Water Quality Modelling Using Music. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1885(0), 020132-1 - 7. [020132].