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HOFFMANN, H.; PLATZER, C.; MUENCH, E.; WINKER, M. (2011): Revisión Técnica de Humedales Artificiales de flujo subsuperficial para el tratamiento de aguas grises (in Spanish). Technology review of constructed wetlands. (= Technology Review). Eschborn: German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) GmbH. URL [Accessed: 01.07.2013].

This publication intends to help spread awareness and knowledge about the technology of subsurface flow constructed wetlands in developing countries. Constructed wetlands (CWs) can be used as part of decentralised wastewater treatment systems, due to their “robust”, “low-tech” nature with none or few moving parts (pumps) and relatively low operational requirements. CWs can be used for the treatment of domestic and municipal wastewater or greywater, and play an important role in many ecological sanitation (ecosan) concepts.

Language: Spanish