Working with urban salinity

Urban salinity is an environmental issue that has emerged as a major concern for local governments across Australia. Problems such as the corrosive impact of salinity on bricks and concrete and the potential for significant damage to buildings, roads, and storm-water infrastructure has resulted in salinity management becoming an issue for council staff in areas with salinity hazards, including engineers, road managers and asset managers. Councils in affected areas are beginning to consider salinity management requirements when planning, designing and maintaining infrastructure, looking at the various management techniques and options available to not only protect urban infrastructure, but also to reduce its impact on local and regional salinity processes. This paper aims to introduce some of the issues related to urban salinity and identify some of the considerations for urban infrastructure provision and maintenance in salinity hazard areas.


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 7p
  • Monograph Title: Risk, relationships, road safety: IPWEA NSW Division Conference, 1-3 June 2003, Homebush Bay, Sydney

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01444270
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 27 2012 12:36PM