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Systematic Review: Do natural, restored and managed constructed wetlands mitigate agricultural pollution? - WT0989

To better understand the ability of wetlands to mitigate against agri-diffuse pollution. For example, how important are: size/location/soil type; are there pollution thresholds. It is essential policy makers have accurate, robust and independently reviewed information on the impact of intervention measures; this review will provide that information.
To analyse existing evidence and robustness regarding the use of wetlands to mitigate agri-diff pollution.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : WT0989 Systematic Review - final report   (1217k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2012

To: 2014

Cost: £99,764
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Centre For Ecology and Hydrology (CEH)