Bioreactors ready for the big time

Posted by on April 26, 2016 4:01 pm
Categories: Top News

Bioreactors are passive filtration systems that can reduce nitrate losses from farm fields. Most bioreactors are simple pits filled with wood chips; bacteria on the wood chips remove 25 to 45 percent of the nitrate in runoff water. New research highlights their potential applications and provides insight into design options.

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