strategy

Locating coastal sewage outfalls to avoid environmental risks

Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends locating coastal outfalls so as to maintain an acceptable level of environmental quality and to avoid exposing shell fisheries, water intakes and bathing areas to pathogens.

Broader:
Locating
Values:
Risk
Subjects:
Land and coastal forms
Hazards
Effluent
Environment
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies