An Isolated Wetland Used for Stormwater Treatment

by Betty Rushton, Southwest Florida Water Management, District, Brooksville, United States,
David Carr, Southwest Florida Water Management, District, Brooksville, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation

Abstract: A marsh used for stormwater management showed gradually increasing levels of pH, dissolved oxygen and conductivity in the flow path. The system was especially effective in removing suspended solids through somewhat less so for selected metals. Relationships are discussed to explain significant differences in water quality.

Subject Headings: Stormwater management | Water quality | Dissolved oxygen | Turbidity | Wetlands (fresh water) | pH | Solid mechanics

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