Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2021

  • Assessment of Rainfall, Streamflow and Reservoir Level Trends for Malewa River Catchment, Naivasha, Kenya

    Elizabeth Wambui Nyokabi, Raphael Muli Wambua, Romulus Okoth Okwany

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 19 December 2020
    Accepted: 28 December 2020
    Published: 12 January 2021
    Abstract: Appropriate water quality and quantity are critical problem greatly affecting significant proportion of the population particularly those living in semi-arid and arid areas. Rainfall characteristics, streamflow and reservoir levels are some of the key hydro-meteorological variables within a catchment in the determination of sufficiency of water qua... Show More
  • Suitability and Utilization Study on Waste Plastic Brick as Alternative Construction Material

    Tarekegn Belay Wendimu, Beneyam Neguse Furgasa, Bonsa Mohammed Hajji

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 9-12
    Received: 29 December 2020
    Accepted: 18 January 2021
    Published: 25 January 2021
    Abstract: Construction industry is gradually increasing through the whole of the world and it is consuming natural resource raw materials for construction materials. Traditional way of producing clay brick without giving care for natural resource brought deficiency of natural resource. Now the days, plastics waste is the big challenge of the world on Environ... Show More
  • Utilisation of Plastifying and Fluxing Wastes of Plastics and Eggshell Powder in Manufacture of Eco-Friendly Floor Tiles

    Ainomugisha Safiki, Twinemukama Joseph, Okello Thomas, Bazairwe Annette

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 13-20
    Received: 30 January 2021
    Accepted: 7 February 2021
    Published: 27 February 2021
    Abstract: This study addresses the possibility of utilizing polypropylene plastics and eggshell wastes in the manufacture of eco-friendly floor tiles. Therefore, the research is part of the ongoing hunt for establishing sustainable alternatives for disposing off plastic and eggshell wastes around the globe. In this study polypropylene plastic wastes (PPW) ar... Show More