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Wastewater Treatment by a Natural Wetland : the Nakivubo Swamp, Uganda - Frank Kansiime

Wastewater Treatment by a Natural Wetland

the Nakivubo Swamp, Uganda

Paperback Published: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9789054104209
Number Of Pages: 332

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Uganda's Nakivubo swamp has been receiving wastewater from Kampala for over 30 years and consists of a floating root mat. It's potential to remove nutrients and pathogens from wastewater in a sustainable way, while maintaining ecological quality and biodiversity, is investigated in this work.

Introductionp. 1
Description of the Nakivubo Swampp. 15
Water Balance and Hydrodynamics of the Nakivubo Swampp. 39
Water Quality of the Nakivubo Swampp. 83
Nutrient Transformations by Dominant Vegetation Types in the Nakivubo Swampp. 105
Transport and Fate of Faecal Coliforms in the Nakivubo Swampp. 139
Nitrification in the Nakivubo Swampp. 169
Phosphorus Retention in the Sediments of the Nakivubo Swampp. 191
Mass Balance of the Nakivubo Swampp. 239
Socio-economics of the Nakivubo Swampp. 265
Summary and Conclusionsp. 283
Curriculum Vitae
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ISBN: 9789054104209
ISBN-10: 9054104201
Series: Thesis Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 1st January 1999
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.15  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Number: 1