Earth Control Measure (ECM) require the control of silty discharge from all construction sites.
Clause 6.3.11 Monitoring of Discharge during Contract duration
The site operator/ contractor shall monitor the discharge water quality as cited in Clause 6.3.1 before it enters the storm water drainage system. The site operator/ contractor shall for this purpose provide a continuous monitoring system which include the necessary monitoring instrument and CCTV system upon requested by the Board for their ECM. The site operator/ contractor shall submit regular reports (including photographic and monitoring records) of the site ECM as well as those for discharge quality to the Board over the whole duration of the project. (PUB, 2013, p22.)
TSS-LYNK Real Time TSS Monitoring System provides Web-based, SMS alerts, CCTV monitoring and video recording based on PUB requirements. Sensor placed in the discharge tank measures and analyse the TSS values. Data are transferred to a secured website, and SMS alerts will be sent to designated persons whenever TSS limits are exceeded. Providing Project managers and ECOs with a tool to monitor and control sediment in construction sites.