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Constructed Wetland: An Ecotechnology for Wastewater Treatment and Conservation of Ganga Water Quality

  • U. N. Rai
  • A. K. Upadhyay
  • N. K. Singh
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Abstract

The rapid growth of water consumption within the urban area due to industrial development, an increase of the urban population, and an improvement of sanitary conditions is accompanied by the equally rapid increase of industrial and domestic wastes polluting all the components of the natural environment: the atmosphere, water bodies, soils and subsoils.

Keywords

Heavy Metal Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation Nitrogen Removal Aquatic Macrophyte Phosphorus Removal 
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Acknowledgements

Authors are thankful to Dr. C. S Nautiyal, Director, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, for providing facilities and to the National River Conservation Directorate, Ministry of Environment & Forests, New Delhi for providing fund.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Plant Ecology and Environmental Science DivisionCSIR-National Botanical Research InstituteLucknowIndia

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