Building Engineered Wetlands to Reduce Costs

Davis, Brian M.
August 2009
Pollution Engineering;Aug2009, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the significance in creating engineered wetlands. It notes that engineered wetlands provide an on-site solution of petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated groundwater while reducing mechanical and maintenance expenditures. A comparison between engineered wetlands and the mechanical treatment systems is presented.


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