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constructed wetlands

A system of artificially created marshy-type areas of vegetation with frequent flooding, designed to treat wastewater through natural biological processes. The Environmental Protection Agency is a strong proponent of this method of cleaning water and has many additional resources on its Web site at www.epa.gov;search on “constructed wetlands.”

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Performance of subsurface flow constructed wetland taking pretreated swine effluent under heavy loads.
Sustainable technologies include the use of solar tubes to generate hot water, the capture and storing of rain water for irrigation, and the filtering of greywater through a constructed wetland system for reuse in the building.
A constructed wetland is used to treat stormwater runoff by allowing the settling of sediment and pollutants contained in the runoff.
The seminar, organised by the Constructed Wetland Association, is to be held at the Holiday Inn on October 19.
Initial filtration or primary treatment techniques may be required to treat the waste stream prior to passing it through the constructed wetland.
Our research focuses on the development and innovative use of constructed wetland technology to address a range of environmental and socioeconomic problems associated with the maintenance of healthy Canadian water resources.
In many studies, the successful use of constructed wetland (CW) has been verified as a low cost alternative for the treatment of wastewater (Matos et al.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Decentralized Sewage treatment plants based on root zone treatment technology in the shape of constructed wetland at various locations in M.
Researchers have noted that treatment processes of runoff in a constructed wetland are influenced by a range of hydraulic factors, which can vary during a rainfall event, and their influence on treatment can also vary as the event progresses.
The removal of BOD5 in the constructed wetland is mainly due to the persistence of stable levels of heterotrophic microorganisms in the influent, effluent, and gravel (Cooper et al.
This study remediated contaminated storm-water runoff from a bio-oil conversion facility through a simulated constructed wetland.
The project was designed to intercept all seasonal runoff from the Ford Canal and divert it through a constructed wetland system consisting of a control structure across Ford Street canal, a settling pond and two planted wetland treatment cells prior to discharging through an overflow weir to Billy's Creek.