constructed wetlands


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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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Information will be shared on a variety of technical topics including the fate of contaminants, standards for on-site sewage treatment, wastewater reuse, constructed wetlands, and educational programs.
These efforts proceed under the untested assumption that constructed wetlands and adjacent reforested terrestrial habitat provide a suitable environment for local fauna.
Results suggest that for constructed wetlands in agricultural settings, plantings or seeding of desired species will be required to supplement the existing sources of wetland vegetation species.
THE UK body for everyone involved in constructed wetlands and the problem of water pollution is to hold a major seminar in Stratford upon Avon later this year.
He has compiled a state-by-state list of regulations regarding composting toilets, greywater systems, and constructed wetlands.
The capabilities of natural wetlands have been widely recognized and, taking a lesson from nature, artificial or constructed wetlands are being designed to treat a wide range of waste streams.
ARM specialises in artificially constructed wetlands to tackle sewage treatment and pollution.
This goal resulted in a solution that relies on constructed wetlands for treatment of leachate.
SolAqua features a comprehensive and innovative approach to water and wastewater treatment that accommodates a full-range of technologies including condensation ponds, constructed wetlands, and rainwater harvesting for potable water and agriculture.
Our focus here is working with constructed wetlands which function as artificial marshes and ponds.
Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Wildlife Habitat: 17 Case Studies, (EPA 832-R-93-005).