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Article 89 Technical Note #9 from Watershed Protection Techniques. 1(1): 23 Nutrient Dynamics and Plant Diversity in

By Planted Stormwater Wetl


The performance of two stormwater wetland systems in the coastal plain of Maryland were monitored over a two year period by Athanas and Stevenson (1991). The wetland plant community was established by planting at one site (Queen Anne) and volunteer colonization at the second (Washington Business Park). The 0.6 acre Queen Anne stormwater wetland treated runoff from a 16 acre catchment containing the roof, parking areas, and ballfields of a high school. About 30 % of the wetland’s surface area was in the 0 to-12 inch depth zone, with the remaining surface area in the-12 to-24 inch depth zone. A polyliner and six inch sand layer was placed on the bottom to prevent groundwater intrusion. The wetland was planted with 4,000 plants of three species (common three square, lizards tail, an

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