Designing Wetlands to RemoveMedical Wastes and Pollutants

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Drinking water supplies around the world often contain trace amounts of pharmaceuticals and synthetic compounds that may be harmful to human health. One solution being tried in the U.S. and Europe is to construct man-made wetlands that naturally degrade these contaminants. BY CARINA STORRS

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