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1st Edition

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement

ISBN 9780873715508
Published October 25, 1993 by CRC Press
654 Pages

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Book Description

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement is a virtual encyclopedia of state-of-the-art information on the use of constructed wetlands for improving water quality. Well-organized and easy-to-use, this book features contributions from prominent scientists and provides important case studies. It is ideal for anyone involved in the application of constructed wetlands in treating municipal and industrial wastewater, mine drainage, and non-point source pollution. Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement is a "must" for industrial and municipal water treatment professionals, consulting engineers, federal and state regulators, wetland scientists and professionals, ecologists, environmental health professionals, planners, and industrial environmental managers.

Table of Contents

Part 1 — General Considerations 1. Constructed Wetlands: Scientific Foundations are Critical 2. Wastewater Treatment in Constructed Wetlands: System Design, Removal Processes, and Treatment Performance 3. Constructed Wetlands and Aquatic Plant Systems: Research, Design, Operational, and Monitoring Issues 4. Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment: Performance Database 5. The Use of Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Recycling 6. Constructed Wetlands Experience in the Southeast Part 2 — Engineering 7. Hydrogeology and Ground Water Monitoring: Constructed Wetlands System, Perdido Landfill, Escambia County, Florida 8. Development of Criteria for the Design and Construction of Engineered Aquatic Treatment Units in Texas 9. Engineering and Environmental Assessment of Enhanced Bolsa Chica Wetland 10. Performance Evaluation of a Closed Ecological Life Support System (CELSS) Employing Constructed Wetlands Part 3 — Acid Mine 11. Anoxic Limestone Drains to Enhance Performance of Aerobic Acid Drainage Treatment Wetlands: Experiences of the Tennessee Valley Authority 12. Storm Event Effects on Constructed Wetlands Discharges 13. Wetland Water Treatment Systems 14. Staged, Aerobic Constructed Wetlands to Treat Acid Drainage: Case History of Fabius Impoundment 1 and Overview of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Program 15. Successful Acid Mine Drainage and Heavy Metal Site Bioremediation 16. The Use of Wetland Treatment to Remove Trace Metals from Mine Drainage 17. A Comparison of Local Waste Materials for Sulfate-Reducing Wetlands Substrate 18. Contaminant Removal Capabilities of Wetlands Constructed to Treat Coal Mine Drainage 19. A Peat/Wetland Treatment Approach to Acidic Mine Drainage Abatement Part 4 — Subsurface Treatment 20. The Use of Reed Bed Systems to Treat Domestic Sewage: The European Design and Operations Guidelines for Reed Bed Treatment Systems 21. Sustainable Suspended Solids and Nutrient Removal in Large-Scale, Solid Matrix, Constructed Wetland Systems

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