Wetlands Becomes City's First Water Reuse Customer

A constructed wetland in Georgia is valuable enough to keep healthy even after its wastewater treatment function is discontinued.
Wetlands Becomes City's First Water Reuse Customer
The wetland was created in an environmentally sensitive area near to tidal marsh estuaries, natural wetlands and the Ogeechee River. It is rich in native vegetation and is home to a wide variety of wildlife.

When a 200-acre wetland was constructed in 1996 as part of a 1.5 mgd aerated lagoon system in Richmond Hill, Georgia, it served as the final treatment phase before discharge from the Sterling Creek Water Reclamation Facility to the Ogeechee River.

It created a habitat for...

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