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November 24th, 2008
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Oil and water


Remember this one? Same physics, same colours, different context. Here, diesel forms a thin film on a rivulet at my local petrol station. I wonder what drainage requirements they have (if any!) to prevent this going straight into the stormwater system.

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From:wcg
Date:November 24th, 2008 01:25 pm (UTC)
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No regulations on the stations here. If they have a spill they hose it down with water and it washes right into the drains, and thence into the bay.
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From:dianavilliers
Date:November 24th, 2008 07:58 pm (UTC)
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Looks like its regulated at a regional level. A cursory google shows that Marlborough at least requires petrol and oil interceptors in petrol stations.
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