Site investigations for urban salinity

This booklet provides a methodology which looks at how to assess and quantify the impact of salinity on a proposed urban development as well as the impact of the development on the salt and water processes.

Date
1 January 2002
Publisher
Department of Land and Water Conservation
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 0-73475-3055
  • File PDF 2MB
  • Pages 28
  • Name urban-salinity-site-investigations.pdf

Concentrations of salt and certain kinds of salt can affect plant growth, soil chemistry and structure as well as the lifespan of materials such as bitumen, concrete, masonry and metal. This means that both ecosystems and aspects of any development can be affected.

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