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Free IWA ebook download via WaterWiki

Post on: March 12, 2014


Published in 2000 by IWA Publishing as part of their Scientific and Technical Reports, this book is now available to download for free, courtesy of IWA Publishing via the  IWA Water Wiki site.

Scientific and Technical Report No.8: Constructed Wetlands for Pollution Control Processes, Performance, Design and Operation

R. Kadlec, R. Knight, J. Vymazal, H. Brix, P. Cooper, R. Haberl.


The book presents a comprehensive survey of wetland design techniques and operational experience from treatment wetlands. This book is the first global synthesis of information related to constructed treatment wetlands. Types of constructed wetlands, major design parameters, role of vegetation, hydraulic patterns, loadings, treatment efficiency, construction, operation and maintenance costs are discussed in depth. History of the use of constructed wetlands and case studies from various parts of the world are included as well. Constructed Wetlands for Pollution Control will be indispensable for wastewater treatment researchers and designers, decision makers in public authorities, wetland engineers, environmentalists and landscape ecologists.