Land drainage and its dangers as experienced in Sweden

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Swedish Salmon and Trout Association, Distributed by John Sherratt & Son , Malmö, Sweden, Altrincham
Statementby Ph. Wolf.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 84/4116 (T)
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Pagination73 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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During the 19th and the first half of the 20th century, approximately km 2 of lakes and wetlands, representing 29% of the River Kävlingeån catchment in Southern Sweden, were drained to make land available for agriculture.

Published accounts of nutrient loads from the catchment indicated that until the mid 20th century, factories and urban point sources were the Cited by: Based on a survey of professionals working with various aspects of road drainage, the study sought to identify: (1) problems experienced concerning road drainage, focusing on the current Swedish climate; (2) future problems regarding climate change impacts such as flooding and high flows; and (3) suggestions for adaptation measures concerning.

This paper describes current practice in road surface and subsurface drainage in Sweden and analyzes the necessity for adaptation of the planning, construction, operation, maintenance and monitoring of road drainage measures to climate change.

Summary of drainage analysis in Umeå area in Sweden; seasonal tests and tools for outlet ditch inventory 2 ABSTRACT It is a general fact that road structures work better when they are kept dry, and that good drainage is always a critical factor in sustainable road design and maintenance.

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Types 1. Accordant Drainage System - Drainage system in which a river flows according to slope and rock structure by following areas of weak lines. 2. Discordant Drainage System - Drainage systems in which rivers don’t flow in accordance with the slope, rock structure and land forming processes.

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