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Investigating the suitability of constructed wetlands for the treatment of water for fish farms

Heijden, P.G.M. van der; Dien, F. van; El-Beshbishi, D.A.

Summary

Many fish farms in Egypt rely on water of drainage canals to fill the fish ponds. There is a risk that this water is contaminated with pesticides and heavy metals. This report describes the results of a collaborative project that took place in 2012-2014 and that aimed to test the suitability of a constructed (engineered) wetland as treatment device for the removal of such pollutants from drainage canal water on a private fish farm in Egypt