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2 Floating Treatment Wetlands are the newest advance in the established field of constructed wetlands. The BioHaven ® Floating Treatment Wetland is the most innovative constructed wetland technology developed to date. New Zealand Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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5 Nature BioHaven Matrix

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9 Barrington, IL – Citizens for Conservation

10 Effluent water polishing

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13 Sheepy Lake, CA/OR border – 39,000 sq ft

14 Singapore 2010

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16 Jinan, China – Yangri Park, April 2010

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18 Shanghai, China

19 Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago

20 Unaffected by fluctuations in water levels Versatility - simple, passive to active, dynamic Zero-to-low power consumption Solar, wind Small footprint Deep water applications Intensified results Modular – add more as needed Additional values - habitat, aesthetic, economic Aggressive aeration capability Temperature homogenization De-stratification ability

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23 The Sequestration Pathways

24 The Sequestration Pathways - upward Carbon is sequestered in terrestrial plant growth on top of the islands

25 The Sequestration Pathways - upward Here you see gas coming off biofilm in a Leviathan runway

26 The Sequestration Pathways - downward Carbon is sequestered in organic debris accumulating below the islands

27 The Sequestration Pathways - inward Carbon is sequestered in roots and microbes growing within the islands

28 The Sequestration Pathways – outward – Floating Supermarket effect Carbon is sequestered in the organisms that benefit from the islands

29 Reduce Nitrate at a rate of 10,600 mg/(ft 2 *day) Reduce Phosphate at a rate of 428 mg/(ft 2 *day) Nitrify ammonia at a rate of 770 mg/(ft2*day) MBRCT Grant #1 Nutrient Removal - matrix only

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31 Ngaruawahia WW lagoons, NZ

32 TSS removal from Landfill Leachate ponds

33 McLeans Pit, Greymouth, NZ

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35 Otane WWTP, NZ

36 Marton WWTP, NZ

37 The aeration system is a coiled tube that forms a disk and air is pumped into the tubes. The small bubbles emitted from the disks aerate the lake and cause an upward draft to mix the lake. This helped but still was not enough. This spring they installed six 250 foot Floating Islands and it is believed that the combination of aeration, mixing and habitat for zooplankton is what has made a huge difference for managing the algal blooms.

38 Bayou Savage, LA Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL Metra Park Storm water installation, Billings, MT LSU Effluent study (Dr Brian LeBlanc) Oil Spill Mediation, LA – FIES and LSU NC mesocosm study, storm water (Dr Bill Hunt) Hart-Miller project, MD Dannon Garth, MD AEP, SE Ohio – reclaimed land project AEP, Gavin OH, tailings pond Floating wetland Bio-chamber experiment, LSU The Stables – South Africa

39 At the Shepherd Research Center…. Maximized Habitat islands Wind/solar output comparison Metal Removal – tank tests Phosphate removal – pillow bags Modeling ability for Leviathan BioSeeding – field tests Parabolic solar water heating Island Dissolved Oxygen and Nutrient monitoring – all ponds Nutrient removal from synthetic wastewater – tank tests Fish growth-rate monitoring (yellow perch, black crappie, cutthroat trout) BioGas and Buoyancy tests Leviathan field tests Pond de-stratification Solar aeration tests Carpet fiber toxicity testing Property-wide nutrient uptake measurement….and many more

40 Pollution issues in Shepherd

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47 BioHaven® Shadow Islands

48 BioHaven® Specialized habitat platforms

49 BioHaven® fish protection

50 Calgary, Canada- Nutrient removal from Fish Hatchery effluent Toronto, Canada- Nutrient removal from storm water runoff Montreal, Canada- Improved water quality, algal reduction Wiconisco, PA- Nutrient removal from a waste water treatment facility Salton Sea, CA- Salt extraction from the Salton Sea East River, New York, NY- Greenscape and beautification Singapore- ABC program: improvement of water quality and beautification New Zealand- NIWA: heavy metal removal from storm water runoff Chicago River, Chicago, IL- Beautification and habitat restoration Australia- Habitat restoration, nutrient removal, regional experimentation Shepherd, MT- Montana Board of Research & Commercialization Grant (nutrient removal) Bill Dance, TN- Fish habitat and fish spawning platforms New Hampshire- Dairy farm effluent pond: nutrient removal Lake Hartwell, SC- Fish habitat restoration and PCB mitigation Lake Sinclair, GA- Beautification and fish habitat Delta Waterfowl- Water fowl nesting and habitat restoration Citizens for Conservation, IL- Wetland restoration Native Sod Solutions, ID- Swan and crane nesting habitat White Water Associates, MI- Water fowl habitat restoration New England Wildflower Society- Aesthetics and native plant propagation Rochester, NY- Nutrient removal and beach restoration on Lake Ontario Helena, MT- Fairgrounds Pond – heavy use by waterfowl Bird Sanctuary, Billings, MT- Swan nesting platform Dutchy Lake, OR - USACE Caspian Tern nesting project

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