Curt Kerns, president and scientific officer, worked on the predecessor of the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, the region’s premiere constructed wetland, and studied under its designer, Professor Robert A. Gearheart. In 1998 we began offering constructed wetland design and build services.
Constructed wetlands are based up biomimicry, using nature’s ways of removing a wide range of contaminants including pharmaceuticals, endocrine disrupting compounds, personal care products, and even persistent organic pollutants such as DDT.
Constructed wetlands may be used to treat wastewater originating from many different sources:
Our custom constructed wetland designs are determined by your specific objectives: flow rates, contaminants, available land area, location, ancillary and esthetic benefits considerations. We design, install, and manage four basic types of constructed wetlands:
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