State Water Resources Research Institute Program

Project ID: 2008AL67B
Title: Evaluating Bioretention Contaminant Uptake and Removal in an Experimental Rain Garden Study
Project Type: Research
Start Date: 3/01/2008
End Date: 2/28/2009
Congressional District: Third
Focus Categories: Non Point Pollution, Water Quality, Nutrients
Keywords: Bioretention, Stormwater Management, Nonpoint Source Pollution
Principal Investigators: Dougherty, Mark P.; LeBleu, Charlene M (Auburn University)
Federal Funds: $ 17,355
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 34,872
Abstract: This project will monitor and compare two different bioretention areas at a facility located on the Auburn University campus. The overall goal of the project will be to quantify the rates of pollution removal in two engineered rain gardens through soil adsorption and phytoremediation.

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