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

By Margaret Akinyi Abira

This learn, performed in Kenya, supplies 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 directions for the set-up and upkeep of a full-scale wetland are advised. The learn concludes that integrating a full-scale wetland, as a tertiary degree with the prevailing therapy ponds may considerably increase the standard of water in River Nzoia downstream of the effluent discharge.

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

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The samples were preserved with nitric acid. 8 nm (APHA, 1995). 8 °C with daily temperatures sometimes reaching 30 47 Design, hydrology and flow °C in the duration of the experiment. 9 m/s). 05) between the different phases of batch and continuous flow. The difference between wetland inflow and outflow water temperature was significant in batch operation but not in continuous flow. 34°C. 25°C). There was no significant difference in temperature between SSF cells planted with different species. The SSF unplanted controls had similar mean temperatures as the planted ones except for the papyrus cells.

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