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Biofilters: A Natural Approach toStorm Water Pollutant Removal

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by RedVector.com
Price $77.90
Category Sustainable sites

Bioswales and constructed wetlands are under increasing use to address pollutants in storm water runoff. However, many installations of these BMPs have failed or have not been as successful as hoped. This interactive online course provides a discussion of the

Objectives

  • Demonstrate the basic concepts of bioswales, vegetated filter strips and constructed wetlands
  • Illustrate how soils influence the pollutant removal ability of biofilters
  • Recognize the importance of microorganisms in pollutant removal
  • Discuss the mechanisms by which vegetation assists in removing storm water pollutants
  • List the hydrologic and hydraulic design properties necessary for a bioswale
  • Explain the removal efficiencies that can be expected from a well-constructed bioswale and a well-constructed wetland
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CE Hours 2.0
AIA/CES (LU) 2.0