Reedbed filters - Humid biotopes

          

Reed bed filters are an ecological solution for wastewater treatment. The wastewater permeate vertically or horizontally through the basins filled with lava sand. The basins are filled with marsch plants: Reed (Phragmites Communis ou Phragmites Australis), iris, etc. The roots of these wetland plants form a structure that the filtered permeate drain to the outlet, provides sufficient oxygen and a structure for the growth of aerobic bacteria. These bacteria degrade the organic pollution and make it assimilable for the wetland plants.

The use of reed bed filters has multiple advantages:

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