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Constructed Treatment Wetlands

EPA Number: 843F03013
Date of Publication:August, 2004
Pages:2
AudienceAdult Public, concerned citizens, industry, Indian Tribes, Regulated Community, Scientific Community, State and local government, teachers, Teachers or Educators

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This Fact-Sheet describes constructed wetlands and their use in wastewater treatment It also outlines the biological process by which a constructed wetland filters pollutants by trapping suspended solids and absorbing pollutants by the microorganisms in the sediment.

Keywords:
Surface Water/Watersheds
Water Quality Protection
Water Pollution/Pollutants
Filters
Constructed Wetlands
Construction
Microorganisms
Suspended Solids
Water Filtration
Wastewater Treatment
Water Quality
Wetlands Habitat
Nitrogen
Phosphorous
Pollutants


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