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Name: Karen Anne K.
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Age: 50s
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Date: 2001-2002

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 appreciated. Thanks.

You might want to search for the term "phytoremediation" in the library and on-line using or a helpful search engine.

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