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    Construction summary for a soil-based constructed wetland system

    This is a handy summary to make sure you’ve remembered all the construction details. Read more

    Construction summary for a horizontal flow reed bed

    The following list is a summary of the work needed to build a horizontal flow gravel reed bed system: Read more

    Construction summary for a vertical flow reed bed

    Following is a construction summary outlining the work required for building a vertical flow reed bed system: Read more


    Adsorption: attractive forces acting between particles in the wastewater draw them together, allowing them to settle to the base of the reed bed or wetland. Adsorptive forces also adhere pollutant particles to plant material and gravel or soil, trapping them within the system. Read more

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