Constructed wetland

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Constructed wetland

An engineered system that has been designed and constructed to utilize the natural processes involving wetland hydrology, vegetation, soils, and their associated microbial assemblages to assist in treating wastewater. It is designed to take advantage of many of the same processes that occur in natural wetlands, but within a more controlled environment.
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This sewerage can be treated through an aerobic process and an artificial wetland planted by using the grey water obtained by processing the sewerage.
Draining natural wetlands and "trading them" for another nearby swamp or building an artificial wetland might look good on paper, but it's going to affect an area's ability to store and release carbon, Zarnetske added.
All six wetlands were classified as close shallow marshes (Wuntori and Tugu wetlands), open deep marsh (Kukobila wetland), riparian wetlands (Adayili and Nabogo wetlands), and artificial wetland (Bunglung wetland).
(2009) found that in China Cyperus alternifolius played a considerable role in eliminating TN (total nitrogen) from the domestic wastewater in artificial wetland with a vertical current [16].
Nutrient removal from effluents by an artificial wetland: influence of rhizo sphere aeration and preferential flow studied using bromide and dye tracers.
The Eco-Machine is more like a botanical garden than an industrial treatment plant in that it is an artificial wetland that uses a series of organisms that break down the canal water and discharge the treated water back into the canal.
An artificial wetland created using irrigation water provides habitat for black rails at Spenceville Wildlife Area.
constructed a 22.9-ha artificial wetland at a plant near Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, as part of a new biotreatment process of effluent water prior to its discharge into the Guadalupe River.
Specialists from ARM in Rugeley have created an artificial wetland at Babbs Mill in Kingshurst to halt the pollution going into the river from a nearby housing development.
The long-term hope is to use the mineral-rich water for a future neighbouring greenhouse facility However, in the meantime, consideration will be given to constructing an artificial wetland outside the building to clean the wash water and take care of the human waste, too.