Visit Scotland 2007 - project Filterstrip motorway

Water quality monitoring and improvement

Storage for water

Created at: 18 Apr 2022

Description

A small ditch along the M90 motorway at the Kinross junction in Fife is filled up with lave. The run off of the road is filtered by the lava. The lava has an estimated saturation time of five years. Then the lava is sucked-up by a machine and replaced by fresh new lava.


Samenvatting (Dutch description)

Filtervoorziening langs snelweg of provinciale weg. De voorziening bestaat uit een greppel gevuld met lava. het afstromende water van de weg wordt hiermee gefilterd. Elke vijf jaar is het lava verzadigd met zware metalen en wordt dan vervangen door nieuwe lava.

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