Control of water pollution from construction sites. Guidance for consultants and contractors (C532)

This document and training aid provides help on environmental good practice for the control of water pollution arising from construction activities. It focuses on the potential sources of water pollution from within construction sites and the effective methods of preventing its occurrence. The main chapters of the publication deal with:

    • benefits and obligations

    • water pollution from construction

    • legislative framework

    • construction contracts

    • managing water pollution from construction

    • water management techniques.

This publication has three functions: a user-friendly guide, a reference book and a training aid. It is aimed at project promoters; site managers, foremen and supervisors, site engineers; project managers and contract supervisors/resident engineers.

Keywords: water quality, pollution prevention, site management, water infrastructure, water resources, construction management.

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Control of water pollution from linear construction projects. Technical guidance (C648)

Control of water pollution from linear construction projects. Site guide (C649)

ISBN: 978-0-86017-532-2

Author: H Masters-Williams et al

Number of pages: 256 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: January 2001