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- Machate, T.; Heuermann, E.; Schramm, K.W.; Kettrup, A.
- Journal of environmental quality 1999 v.28 no.5 pp. 1665-1673
- BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene), etc ; Schoenoplectus lacustris; Typha; United States Environmental Protection Agency; constructed wetlands; dieback; fuels; gravel; groundwater; lava; macrophytes; nitrates; nitrites; planting; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; surface area; surface water; volatilization; wetland plants; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Contaminated ground water from a former coke plant site was purified in a free water surface (FWS) constructed wetland plant during a 3-mo short-term experiment. The pilot plant (total surface area 27 m(2)) was filled with a 1 m thick lava-gravel substrate planted with cattail (Typha spp.) and bulrush (Scirpus lacustris). Major contaminants were low to moderate concentrations of polycyclic aromati ...