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Title: Reed beds
Subtitle: Part 2. Design, construction and maintenance

Ref Code: GG42/2
Authors: J Griggs and N Grant

Abstract1: Proposed revisions to the Building Regulations make reference to reed bed systems for treating domestic wastewater. This Guide provides guidance on typical applications and current minimum design specifications for reed beds treating settled domestic wastewater. Part 1 of this Guide deals with the application and specification of reed beds. Part 2 sets out the design and construction parameters, and maintenance requirements. It explains the role of the plants in a reed bed and describes a test for sand used in the beds.



Year Published: 2000

ISBN: 978-1-86081-437-2


Pages: 8


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