Tropical Application of Floating Treatment Wetlands

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The treatment efficiencies of floating treatment wetlands (FTWs) containing two types of macrophytes, Typha angustifolia and Canna iridiflora, were investigated in a pilot scale study in the tropical climate of Sri Lanka. In batch experiments, over 80 % of biological oxygen demand (BOD5) and ammonium (NH 4 + -N) removal was observed, while nitrate (NO 3… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13157-012-0333-5

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@article{Weragoda2012TropicalAO, title={Tropical Application of Floating Treatment Wetlands}, author={S. K. Weragoda and K. B. S. N. Jinadasa and Dong Zhang and Richard M. Gersberg and Soon Keat Tan and Norio Tanaka and Ng Wun Jern}, journal={Wetlands}, year={2012}, volume={32}, pages={955-961} }