[Home ] [Archive]    
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 1, Issue 4 (3-2018) ::
ijcoe 2018, 1(4): 21-26 Back to browse issues page
Simulating the Pattern of Pollutant Emission in the Hadish Watercourse
Maryam Rahbani
University of Hormozgan
Abstract:   (463 Views)
Hadish watercourse located in the in south of Iran, is a seasonal channel of water which crosses through Bandar Abbas to reach to the Persian Gulf. This watercourse is faced with numerous environmental problems in regard with the pollution entrance. Huge amount of the urban and industrial sewages of the city are discharged into this watercourse. In this investigation, considering the discharge of 1.36 m3/s into this watercourse, according to the literatures, the procedure of emission of pollution in the area was modeled. For this purpose Delft3D software has been employed. The model has been calibrated and evaluated considering water level data from Rajaee Port. It was found that, the pollution mainly remains inside the watercourse which is due to the ebb dominance nature of the channel. The results of this research show that the discharging the sewage into this channel endangers not only the western coast of Bandar Abbas, but the health of the citizens.
Keywords: Hadish watercourse, pollution, Delft3D, tide, Persian Gulf
Full-Text [PDF 671 kb]   (127 Downloads)    
Type of Study: case report | Subject: Ocean and Coastal Hazards
Received: 2017/11/18 | Accepted: 2018/03/14 | Published: 2018/04/17
References
1. Montuelle, B. and D. Graillot, (2017), Fate and effect of pollutants in rivers: from analysis to modeling, Environ Sci Pollut Res., 24 (3): 3211-3213. [DOI:10.1007/s11356-016-8239-z]
2. Farnham, D.J., R.A. Gibson, D.Y. Hsueh, W.R. McGillis, P.J. Culligan, N. Zain, and R. Buchanan, (2017), Citizen science-based water quality monitoring: Constructing a large database to characterize the impacts of combined sewer overflow in New York City. Science of the Total Environment, 580, 168-177. [DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.116]
3. Cheng, X.J., W. Zhan, Z.R. Guo, and L.R. Yuan, (2012), A modeling study on saltwater intrusion to western four watercourses in the Pearl River estuary. China Ocean Engineering, 26(4), pp.575-590. [DOI:10.1007/s13344-012-0044-y]
4. Ideh-Pardazan No Consulting Engineers, (2011), Reports of studies conducted on river bed limit determination and organization, surveying and creating GIS system for the seasonal rivers around Bandar Abbas. Regional Water Company of Hormozgan Province. [in Farsi]
5. Hamzeh, M., (2007), Further Necessities for Estuary Protection. Bandar va Darya Journal, Vol. 12, p. 117-119. [in Farsi]
6. Qiany, Z. and H. June, (2009), Scalindispersion mode for pollutant transport in river. Journal of environmental modeling software, Vol. 24, 627-631. [DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.10.007]
7. Ward, E.W., and K. Winter, (2016), Missing the link: urban stormwater quality and resident behaviour. Water SA, 42(4), 571-576. [DOI:10.4314/wsa.v42i4.07]
8. Deltares, (2010), Delft3D-FLOW, Simulation of multidimensional hydrodynamic flows and transport phenomena, including sediments, user manual.
9. Ghasemizadeh, N., (2012), Examining the Effect of Constructing Long Wharfs on Coastline Variations (Case Study: Persian Gulf Eastern Coast). M.Sc. thesis, International Campus of Hormozgan University, Qeshm, 124 pages. [in Farsi]
10. Luijendijk, A. P., (2001), Validation, Calibration and Evaluation of Delft3D-Flow Model with Ferry Measurements. M.Sc, Thesis, TUDelft, C9535180.
11. WL|DelftHydraulics, (2006), Delf3D User Manual, Delft Hydraulics 3.27 v.
12. Moriasi, DN., JG. Arnold, MW. Van Liew, RL. Bingner, RD. Harmel, and TL. Veith, (2007), Model evaluation guidelines for systematic quantification of accuracy in watershed simulations. Trans. Asabe, 50(3), pp.885-900. [DOI:10.13031/2013.23153]
13. Bliss-Guest, and A. Patricia, (1981), The Protocol against Pollution from Land-Based Sources: A Turning Point in the Rising Tide of Pollution. Stan. J. int'l L. 17: 261.
14. Baghernejad, A., (2011), Examining Pollution Dissemination in Qeshm Waterway. M.Sc. thesis, Hormozgan University. [in Farsi]
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA code



XML     Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Rahbani M. Simulating the Pattern of Pollutant Emission in the Hadish Watercourse. ijcoe. 2018; 1 (4) :21-26
URL: http://ijcoe.org/article-1-62-en.html


Volume 1, Issue 4 (3-2018) Back to browse issues page
International Journal of Coastal and Offshore Engineering International Journal of Coastal and Offshore Engineering
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 31 queries by YEKTAWEB 3772