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The final 5 years have noticeable speedily becoming curiosity within the use of hydrophyte-based structures for treating sewage, mining and business wastewater. the potential for reed beds and related wetland platforms for supplying low in cost therapy for small, and sometimes remoted, groups has ended in over four hundred such structures being operated or proven in Europe by myself. This energetic curiosity is mirrored right here in approximately 50 papers and over 20 poster papers on all elements of wetland structures: uncomplicated rules, nutrient elimination, remedy of sewage, sludge, agricultural, commercial and mining wastes, platforms for small populations, and particular layout directions. This quantity comprises studies of useful event and the newest examine effects from Australasia, South Africa, North the US, China and Europe, and gives a vital consultant to 1 of the main promising water pollutants keep watch over techniques

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Public heahh issues of aquatic systems used for wastewater treatment. R. H. ). Magnolia Publishing Inc. Perfler, R. and Haberl, R. (1987). Practical experience with the Mannersdorf experimental plant treatment plant. Seminar: "Wiener Mitteilungen-wasser, Abwasser, Gevvasser/'Ottenstein, April 1987. 39 Ε· M A Y et al. J. A. (1987). Natural and artificial wetland ecosytems: ecological opportunities and limitations. R. H. ). Magnolia Publishing Inc. G. M. (1986). Sewage effluent - a water resource.

At the end of a lOOm bed the oxygen demand of the effluent has typically fallen to less than 20% of the original value. Similar findings were reported by Bavor , Roser and McKersie (1987) for shallow gravel lagoon macrophyte systems. Retention of particulate matter in the bed is associated with a reduction in the count of faecal coliforms in the sewage. This change in the microbial loading of the effluent sewage by the GBH system is desirable since the group indicates the possible contamination by pathogens in sewage.

5. C h a n g e s in soil redox potential after planting with Phragmites. 48 W. A R M S T R O N G et al. ^^^^^ Here conditions had become considerably oxidising after 4 - w e e k s : + 6 0 0 - 6 3 0 mV, a n d r e m a i n e d a t t h e s e v a l u e s t h r o u g h o u t t h e e x p e r i m e n t . T h e d y e i n t h e s u r f a c e l a y e r o f s o i l b e c a m e b l u e a n d o x i d i s e d t o a d e p t h o f 5 - 7 mm w i t h i n t h e f i r s t week a n d remained s o until t h e e n d of t h e experiment.

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