A Pilot Constructed Treatment Wetland for Pulp and Paper by Margaret Akinyi Abira

By Margaret Akinyi Abira

This research, performed in Kenya, provides the 1st perception into the functionality of a developed remedy wetland receiving pulp and paper mill wastewater within the tropics.



The wetland successfully got rid of natural topic, suspended solids, phenols and meals. BOD and phenols aid charges are suggested for the 1st time. layout parameters and directions for the set-up and upkeep of a full-scale wetland are instructed. The examine concludes that integrating a full-scale wetland, as a tertiary level with the prevailing therapy ponds could considerably increase the standard of water in River Nzoia downstream of the effluent discharge.


This is a worthy source ebook for scientists, managers and scholars within the box of wetland ecology, water and environmental management.

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