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.
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.
- 1 January 2002
- Department of Land and Water Conservation
- ISBN 0-73475-3055
- File PDF 2MB
- Pages 28
- Name urban-salinity-site-investigations.pdf