Design of Aquatic Treatment Systems

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


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: Water treatment | Nonpoint pollution | Water pollution | Water resources | Stormwater management | Building design | Parameters (statistics) | Aquatic habitats | Washington | United States

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