Quiz 5 - filter of meadow grasses into a stream Stream...

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Samuel A. Cordeiro CHM -03 November 14, 2007 Quiz # 5 1. The wetland near Benton, Kentucky fill the roles of primary sewage treatment by untreated waste water empties into a settling pond where oxygen supports organisms that break down solid waste. 2. The wetland near Benton, Kentucky fill the roles of secondary sewage treatment by a marsh then supplies a natural filter of cattails and bulrush, where microbes feed off nitrogen and phosphorus, breaking them down to substances readily absorbed by plants. 3. The wetland near Benton, Kentucky fill the roles of tertiary sewage treatment by water, now fed with oxygen that adheres in a thin film to the plant roots, moves to the third stage, a pond. Algae feed on any remaining nutrients as the clean water flows through a
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Unformatted text preview: filter of meadow grasses into a stream. Stream water, cleaner than most municipally treated water, supports fish, aquatic wildlife and birds. 4. Daniel Lane should do a number of things for monitoring water levels and quality. He should periodically run tests in the water to see if the primary, secondary and tertiary sewage treatments are working and working to full capacity. He should be on watch for any distractions in the wetland, such as pollution, children playing, dumping, etc. He needs to monitor the water to see it corresponds with the Environmental Protection Agency. To see if the water is clean from suspended solids, ammonia, nitrogen, and bacteria to then discharge into the river....
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