Constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment


I. Wastewater

A. Types of treatment

B. Characteristics

C. Goals of biological treatment

D. Role of micro-organisms


Ii. Lagoons / stabilization ponds

A. Stabilization

B. Facultative ponds

C. Anaerobic ponds


Iii. Floating aquatic plant systems

A. Plants

B. Treatment mechanisms

C. Characteristics


Iv. Wetland systems

A. Free water surface (fws) systems

B. Subsurface flow (sf) systems

C. Comparison of functions of the two

D. Comparison of effectiveness