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Removal of Stormwater Pollutants Using Constructed, Treatment Wetlands

Like their natural counterparts, constructed wetlands can be used to treat sewage, stormwater runoff, or industrial wastewater—often at a lower cost and with less maintenance than traditional options. Dr. Michelle…

December 20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

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Like their natural counterparts, constructed wetlands can be used to treat sewage, stormwater runoff, or industrial wastewater—often at a lower cost and with less maintenance than traditional options. Dr. Michelle Marincel Payne, Associate Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, will discuss the benefits of wetlands, the research her undergraduate students are conducting with constructed wetlands in the lab, and the ways new state legislation will impact isolated wetlands and seasonal streams.

This program is part of the Water/Ways Speaker Series at West Branch Library. Find a full guide to speakers at bit.ly/wth_waterways.

Learn more about Water/Ways at museumonmainstreet.org/content/waterways and the exhibit in Vigo County at wabashriverscape.org/waterways.