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Using ‘nature’s kidneys’ to treat alkaline waste water: the constructed wetland at Cockburn Cement Ltd

Cranley, E., Ruthrof, K. and Dallas, S. (2011) Using ‘nature’s kidneys’ to treat alkaline waste water: the constructed wetland at Cockburn Cement Ltd. Research Findings 2011: Bulletin No. 2 .

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Abstract

Constructed wetlands are surface or subsurface water bodies designed to include a series of physical, chemical and biological processes which recycle wastewater. However, in addition to minimising the environmental footprint and improving aesthetics of the industrial landscape, constructed wetlands and their surroundings also provide a economic, social and environmental benefits and services, including habitat for a wide range of animals and a place for people to enjoy and connect with their environment.

Publication Type: Others
Murdoch Affiliation: Centre of Excellence for Climate Change and Forest and Woodland Health
Publisher: Centre of Excellence for Climate Change and Forest and Woodland Health
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/8249
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