A Pilot Constructed Treatment Wetland for Pulp and Paper by Margaret Akinyi Abira

By Margaret Akinyi Abira

This examine, performed in Kenya, provides the 1st perception into the functionality of a built remedy wetland receiving pulp and paper mill wastewater within the tropics.

The wetland successfully got rid of natural subject, suspended solids, phenols and food. BOD and phenols aid premiums are suggested for the 1st time. layout parameters and instructions for the set-up and upkeep of a full-scale wetland are advised. The examine concludes that integrating a full-scale wetland, as a tertiary degree with the present therapy ponds may considerably increase the standard of water in River Nzoia downstream of the effluent discharge.

This is a invaluable source booklet for scientists, managers and scholars within the box of wetland ecology, water and environmental management.

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