Infiltration Systems and Nitrate Removal

Authored by: Jose A. Amador

Fresh Water and Watersheds

Print publication date:  June  2020
Online publication date:  May  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138337565
eBook ISBN: 9780429441042
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9780429441042-16

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Abstract

The physicochemical properties of nitrate are presented in the context of its environmental fate, along with effects of excess levels on aquatic ecosystems and human and animal health. Two common infiltration-based approaches to removing from contaminated water—on-site wastewater treatment systems and permeable reactive barriers—are presented. The general mechanisms involved in removal in these systems as well as the specific microbial processes resulting in net loss of are discussed.

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