Role of hydraulic factors in constructed wetland and bioretention basin treatment performance

Mangangka, Isri Ronald (2013) Role of hydraulic factors in constructed wetland and bioretention basin treatment performance. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This research project contributed to the in-depth understanding of the influence of hydrologic and hydraulic factors on the stormwater treatment performance of constructed wetlands and bioretention basins in the "real world". The project was based on the comprehensive monitoring of a Water Sensitive Urban Design treatment train in the field and underpinned by complex multivariate statistical analysis. The project outcomes revealed that the reduction in pollutant concentrations were consistent in the constructed wetland, but was highly variable in the bioretention basin to a range of influential factors. However, due to the significant amount retention within the filter media, all pollutant loadings were reduced in the bioretention basin.

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ID Code: 63054
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Egodawatta, Prasanna & Goonetilleke, Ashantha
Keywords: Bioretention basins, Constructed wetlands, Stormwater pollutant processes, Stormwater pollution, Stormwater quality, Stormwater treatment, Urban water quality, Water sensitive urban design, WSUD
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 08 Oct 2013 04:18
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 21:46

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