Methods of management of environmental sources in Europe and the possibility of their application in the city of St. Petersburg

Ecological safety of construction

The growth of cities, the reduction of the area of greenery, the precipitation enhancement leads to an increase in the volume of sewage, as well as to aload buildup on the urban sewerage system and waste water treatment units. To prevent these negative effects in St. Petersburg, the authors consider the experience of applying surface runoff management methods (structural and non-structural methods) in European countries. The article contains recommendations that will allow the introduction of methods to control sources, establish effective interaction of various stakeholders, and significantly reduce the amount of surface runoff in St. Petersburg.