Marine outfall location off South Chennai
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Disposal of industrial effluents into open sea envisages a through study of the marine environment in the vicinity of the outfall. Sufficient dilution and dispersion of the effluent has to take place before it reaches the shore. The required dilution and dispersion of the effluent can be achieved by locating the outfall appropriately. Study on the marine environmental parameters off south Chennai. Tamil Nadu, India near Mahabalipuram has been made to understand the environment and to suggest a suitable outfall location for a chemical plant. Based on the studies conducted, a location 1000 m away from the shore at a water depth of 10 m has been recommended for the placement of effluent diffuser.
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