Relationship between sediment build-up characteristics and antecedent dry days on different urban road surfaces in Malaysia

Ming Fai Chow, Zulkifli Yusop, Ismail Abustan

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

This paper presents the pollutant build-up characteristics on road surfaces in residential, commercial and industrial areas in the southern part of Peninsular, Malaysia. Dust and dirt (DD) were collected using a vacuum cleaner for different numbers of dry days, ranging from 1 day to 10 days. The samples were weighed and analyzed for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), total phosphorus (TP), and particle size distribution. Sediment build-up generally reaches a maximum after five continuous dry days. The pollutant-solids ratios show high variation for all the road sites. Anthropogenic and traffic activities significantly influence the pollutant compositions. As the dry day period progresses, fine particle increasingly dominates the pollutant loading on road surfaces. Effective control of pollutant build-up on the road surface is necessary for reducing the urban stormwater runoff pollution into the receiving waters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)240-247
Number of pages8
JournalUrban Water Journal
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 03 Apr 2015

Fingerprint

pollutant
Malaysia
road
sediment
demand
biochemical oxygen demand
stormwater
chemical oxygen demand
particle size
traffic
runoff
dust
phosphorus
pollution
water

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Water Science and Technology

Cite this

@article{e4d7a4d20bb940439ab012d4acf61f38,
title = "Relationship between sediment build-up characteristics and antecedent dry days on different urban road surfaces in Malaysia",
abstract = "This paper presents the pollutant build-up characteristics on road surfaces in residential, commercial and industrial areas in the southern part of Peninsular, Malaysia. Dust and dirt (DD) were collected using a vacuum cleaner for different numbers of dry days, ranging from 1 day to 10 days. The samples were weighed and analyzed for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), total phosphorus (TP), and particle size distribution. Sediment build-up generally reaches a maximum after five continuous dry days. The pollutant-solids ratios show high variation for all the road sites. Anthropogenic and traffic activities significantly influence the pollutant compositions. As the dry day period progresses, fine particle increasingly dominates the pollutant loading on road surfaces. Effective control of pollutant build-up on the road surface is necessary for reducing the urban stormwater runoff pollution into the receiving waters.",
author = "Chow, {Ming Fai} and Zulkifli Yusop and Ismail Abustan",
year = "2015",
month = "4",
day = "3",
doi = "10.1080/1573062X.2013.839718",
language = "English",
volume = "12",
pages = "240--247",
journal = "Urban Water Journal",
issn = "1573-062X",
publisher = "Taylor and Francis Ltd.",
number = "3",

}

Relationship between sediment build-up characteristics and antecedent dry days on different urban road surfaces in Malaysia. / Chow, Ming Fai; Yusop, Zulkifli; Abustan, Ismail.

In: Urban Water Journal, Vol. 12, No. 3, 03.04.2015, p. 240-247.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - Relationship between sediment build-up characteristics and antecedent dry days on different urban road surfaces in Malaysia

AU - Chow, Ming Fai

AU - Yusop, Zulkifli

AU - Abustan, Ismail

PY - 2015/4/3

Y1 - 2015/4/3

N2 - This paper presents the pollutant build-up characteristics on road surfaces in residential, commercial and industrial areas in the southern part of Peninsular, Malaysia. Dust and dirt (DD) were collected using a vacuum cleaner for different numbers of dry days, ranging from 1 day to 10 days. The samples were weighed and analyzed for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), total phosphorus (TP), and particle size distribution. Sediment build-up generally reaches a maximum after five continuous dry days. The pollutant-solids ratios show high variation for all the road sites. Anthropogenic and traffic activities significantly influence the pollutant compositions. As the dry day period progresses, fine particle increasingly dominates the pollutant loading on road surfaces. Effective control of pollutant build-up on the road surface is necessary for reducing the urban stormwater runoff pollution into the receiving waters.

AB - This paper presents the pollutant build-up characteristics on road surfaces in residential, commercial and industrial areas in the southern part of Peninsular, Malaysia. Dust and dirt (DD) were collected using a vacuum cleaner for different numbers of dry days, ranging from 1 day to 10 days. The samples were weighed and analyzed for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), total phosphorus (TP), and particle size distribution. Sediment build-up generally reaches a maximum after five continuous dry days. The pollutant-solids ratios show high variation for all the road sites. Anthropogenic and traffic activities significantly influence the pollutant compositions. As the dry day period progresses, fine particle increasingly dominates the pollutant loading on road surfaces. Effective control of pollutant build-up on the road surface is necessary for reducing the urban stormwater runoff pollution into the receiving waters.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84922265868&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84922265868&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1080/1573062X.2013.839718

DO - 10.1080/1573062X.2013.839718

M3 - Article

VL - 12

SP - 240

EP - 247

JO - Urban Water Journal

JF - Urban Water Journal

SN - 1573-062X

IS - 3

ER -