In order to improve the pollution of car raises dust effectively, and extend all previous years’ administration policy, the Bureau of Environmental Protection Tainan county carries out “The project of enhancing street dust sweeping and washing- to sweep /to wash the street privately owned and privately operated for 94 year ”. The project started on October 18, 2005 and ended on October 17, 2006, lasting for a year.each work is completed smoothly. The work achievements’ abstract is as follows.
1.Street census work
The achievements of street census work: This project achieved 627.9 kilometers of street census work in total, which included 142 kilometers of A level path; 431 kilometers of B level; and 54.9 kilometers of C level, accounting for 22.6% of A level, 68.7% of B level and 8.7% of C level respectively. It would be known, the proportion of dirty path in this county is very low, showing that the effort of environmental protection bureau to promote the project in past years is already effective now.
2.Washing and sweeping street work
The result of carry out the work of washing and sweeping the street: This project completes washing street for 15630.5 kilometers totally and sweeping street for 15940.2 kilometers. The length of non-key street washing and sweeping is longer than 10000 kilometers; the key path part carries out the project once a week. Both of them achieve the contract goal. In addition, the dust particle size analysis results of each month reveal that the proportion of dust is approximately 36.7%. Calculating by this proportion, washing and sweeping work of project achieves 189.9 metric tons of dust reduction.
3. Enterprise street adoption
The result of promoting enterprise street adoption: There are nine enterprises to participate this adoption street project totally, six of which are continuous to last year’s project, and three of them are newers. The total length of street which enterprises recognize to wash and sweep is 10592 kilometers. In order to gratitude and affirm the behavior of the enterprise to the road, this project examines the results of each one; filtrates three enterprises with good results, and gives praise in the result presentation for 94 years on April 7, 2006.
4.The populace questionnaire survey work
The populace questionnaire survey work includes earlier stage and later stage, the main object were the populace who live near the key path for routine washing and sweeping. 300 questionnaire surveys are completed, and investigation result shows that above 80% populace know the environmental protection bureau implements the washing and sweeping street plan, and generally agree that to enhance the washing and sweeping street plan would improve air quality of this county. In addition, above 70% of populace support this plan to continue, also suggest the project expanded. It demonstrates the effort of the environmental protection bureau for many years to impel this plan has already achieved obvious performance.
5. Other supporting work
(1)Urgent emergency measures for the aggravation of air quality
This plan cooperates to carry out 86 cases of Urgent emergency measures for the aggravation of air quality, and totally carries out washing street of 395.4 kilometers near the Air Quality Automatic Test-Site, and sweeping street of 58 kilometers. Calculated by the TSP reduction formula for street washing and sweeping made by EPA, the project reduces 6.25 tons of TSP.
(2)Set up dirty road feedback system
In order to gather the resources of plans conformity by environmental protection bureau, and enhance street pollution source examine work, the plan totally notifies 21 dirty pollution source of dirty path to strengthen check and management for the correlation plan, and feed back to this plan for future reference.
(3)To assist street washing and sweeping work near large-scale activity
In recent years, the Tainan county government celebrates large-scale recreational activities frequently, including the world candy culture festival, the international orchid exhibition, the salty hornet artillery activity and so on. To maintain cleanness of peripheral path, this plan cooperates to strengthen peripheral path’s clean maintenance work, so as to promote overall image of activities.
(4)To assist「Cleanness, Order, Virescence and beautification」plan for dirty areas
This plan cooperates government to promote 「Environment Cleanness, Order, Virescence and Beautification-Cleaning Act」. The plan assists environmental protection bureau to investigate dirty and disordered areas near the primary and secondary streets in each towns and report to the websites. Cleaning teams in each town takes charge of clean-up work and reporting improvement. The total case investigated reaches 195.