Constructed Wetlands For The Treatment Of Landfill Leachates / Edition 1

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Constructed wetlands are proving to be the best natural treatment syst em for landfill leachates. Most of the contaminants in landfill leach ates are degraded in treatment wetlands. Potential for long-term susta inability and significant cost savings are attractive features of this eco-technology. Documentation of the experience in this use of const ructed wetlands has been limited. Constructed Wetlands for the Treatme nt of Landfill Leachates is the first compilation of the results of re search from North America and Europe. Originally presented at an inter national symposium, this collection of papers offers the most recent r esearch findings from the leading researchers in this new and innovati ve natural treatment system.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566703420
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/1/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Landfill Leachate Characteristics as Inputs for the Design of Wetlands Used as Treatment Systems-Edward A. McBean and Frank Rovers
Constructed Wetlands for Treating Landfill Leachate-Robert H. Kadlec
Wetlands for Treatment of Landfill Leachates in Cold Climates-Trond Moehlum
Substrate type, flow characteristics, and detention times related to landfill leachate treatment efficiency in constructed wetlands-William E. Sanford
Performance of a Constructed Wetland Leachate Treatment System at the Chunchula Landfill, Mobile County, Alabama-Keith D. Johnson, Craig D. Martin, Gerald A. Moshiri, and William C. McCrory
The Use of an Engineered Reed Bed System to Treat Leachate at Monument Hill Landfill Site, Southern England-Howard Robinson, Gwyn Harris, Martin Carville, Mike Barr, and Steve Last
Leachate Wetland Treatment System at the Orange County Landfill, Florida-Larry N. Schwartz, Lee P. Wiseman, and Erik L. Melear
Attenuation of Landfill Leachate by a Natural Marsh System-Francois La Forge, Leta Fernandes, and Mostafa A. Warith
Leachate Treatment in Extended Aeration Lagoons and Constructed Wetlands in Norway-Trond Moehlum, William S. Warner, Per Stalnacke, and Petter D. Jenssen
Treatment of a Leachate from a Landfill Receiving Industrial Commercial, Institutional and Construction/Demolition Wastes in an Engineered Wetland-Majid Sartaj, Leta Fernandes, and Normand Castonguay
Evaluation of a Constructed Wetland for Treatment of Leachate at a Municipal Landfill in Northwest Florida-William F. DeBusk
An Integrated Natural System for Leachate Treatment-Joseph Loer, Katrin Scholz-Barth, Robert Kadlec, Douglas Wetzstein, and Joseph Julik
A Constructed Wetland System for Treatment of Landfill Leachate, Monroe County, New York-David A.V. Eckhardt, Jan M. Surface, and John H. Peverly
Seasonal Growth Patterns in Wetland Plants Growing in Landfill Leachate-John M. Bernard
The Use of a Constructed Wetland to Treat Landfarm Leachate at the Sunoco Refinery in Sarnia, Ontario-J. Higgins and T. Brown
Iron Accumulation in Leachate Treatment Wetlands and Toxicity to Benthic Invertebrates: A Review-Francine Kelly-Hooper
A Cost Comparison of Leachate Treatment Alternatives-Sharon Rew and George Mulamoottil
Summary of Panel Discussion

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