1,030 pages | 300 B/W Illus.
Treatment Marshes for Runoff and Polishing represents the most comprehensive and up-date-date resource for the design, construction, and operation of marsh treatment systems.
This new edition represents a complete rewrite of the surface flow sections of previous editions of Treatment Wetlands. It is based on the performance hundreds of treatment marshes over the past 40 years. Treatment Marshes focuses on urban and agricultural runoff, river and lake water improvement, and highly treated municipal effluents.
New information from the past dozen years is used to improve data interpretation and design concepts. Topics included in this book are
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Hydrology
Chapter 3 Surface Water Movement
Chapter 4 The Marsh Underground
Chapter 5 Microbial and Plant Communities
Chapter 6 Energy Flows and Temperature
Chapter 7 Representing Treatment Performance
Chapter 8 Suspended Solids
Chapter 9 Nitrogen
Chapter 10 Phosphorus
Chapter 11 Event-Driven Systems
Chapter 12 Ancillary Substances
Chapter 13 Trace Metals
Chapter 14 Trace Organics
Chapter 15 Ecological Perspective
Chapter 16 Footprints and Performance
Chapter 17 Interior Design and Construction
Chapter 18 Management, Operations, and Maintenance
Chapter 19 Economics