Site_Selection - surrounding environment. If inevitable,...

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Civl 202 notes Site Selection 1. Choose the best / most suitable Site to address the project objective (Example: A sewage treatment plant site should be located at the lowest spot as far as possible to save pumping costs) 2. The Site must be large enough to accommodate all functions and facilities. (Maneuvering inside the Site and space for future possible extension must be considered) 3. There should be the least ground problem 4. The location should be the best / most suitable for the ultimate users (Example: If the treated effluent from the proposed sewage treatment will be discharged to sea, the plant should be located to the seafront as far as possible to save associated construction costs and land use) 5. It will cause the minimal impact to the Environment and it will match with the
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Unformatted text preview: surrounding environment. If inevitable, what will be the alternatives or mitigation measures? (Air – Covering up? Extracted the foul air and treated by a deodorizing plant using material such as activated carbon before releasing to the air Noise – Try to be away from road traffic as far as possible. Noise barriers or noise reducing road pavement may have to be considered Water Solid waste) 6, Try to avoid expensive private land. Land resumption is time consuming and expensive 7. Size and shape should be considered at an early stage to have the least land requirement 8. Convenient access to and exit from the Site Layout and Alignment will then be planned for the Project Producer: Ir. Chung Kwok Leung 1...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course CIVL 202 taught by Professor Chung during the Spring '10 term at HKUST.

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