Design of Aquatic Treatment Systems

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by Robert B. Aldrich, Kramer, Chin, and Mayo, Inc, Seattle, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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

Abstract: This paper describes the design parameters and operating procedures used for a nonpoint pollution/stormwater treatment facility known as an Aquatic Treatment System to be located in the city of Lacey, Washington. The facility is essentially a flow-through biofilter, utilizing a detention area and construction wetland for polishing treated stormwater prior to discharge.

Subject Headings: Aquatic habitats | Water treatment plants | Water resources | Wetlands (fresh water) | Water discharge | Nonpoint pollution | Groundwater | Building design | Washington | North America | United States

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