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Guiding Principles for Constructed Treatment Wetlands: Providing for Water Quality and Wildlife Habitat


EPA 843-B-00-003

The document includes:

  • Guiding principles for siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and monitoring of constructed treatment wetlands
  • Information on current Agency policies, permits, regulations, and resources
  • Answers to common questions
  • The Guiding Principles were developed by the Interagency Workgroup on Constructed Wetlands (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, Fish and Wildlife Service, Natural Resources Conservation Services, National Marine Fisheries Service, and Bureau of Reclamation).