Urban Wetlands Can Help Curb Pollution


Constructed Wetland, Photo by Sustainable Sanitation; Flickr

Constructed wetlands can help Iowa cities and towns manage storm runoff from both farm fields and new development sites, according to researchers who looked at the opportunities offered by urban wetland projects.

Constructed wetlands can reduce nutrients, collect sediment, slow flood water and improve biodiversity

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