Plants for Sewage Treatment
Name: Karen Anne K.
I have heard of treatment systems for home waste
water/sewage that involve plantings of rushes, reeds, etc. in a pond
resulting in natural filtration and purification of the water. I am
interested in this for my home when the cesspool is replaced. I have
not been able to find any info on the web or in books about it, such as
an overview of the system principals, components, how much room is
required, etc. Any pointers to info you could email me would be much
You might want to search for the term "phytoremediation" in the library and
on-line using www.google.com or a helpful search engine.
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.
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