A horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetland is a large gravel and sand-filled basin that is planted with wetland vegetation. As wastewater flows horizontally through the basin, the filter material filters out particles and microorganisms degrade the organics. Compared to free-water surface flow constructed wetlands, horizontal sub-surface flow constructed wetlands have the advantage of better oxygen transmission reduced risk of mosquito breeding.
Horizontal Flow Constructed Wetland
Sub-surface Horizontal Flow Constructed Wetland
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