Farm ‘bioreactor’ will filter nitrate from water

Read the full story in the Quad City Times. See also: Wood chips could help cleanse farm field run-off (Cornell University, 2013).

The state of Iowa has adopted a voluntary Nutrient Reduction Strategy, inspiring more strategies for filtering farm water before it reaches streams. One such strategy is the installation of “bioreactors” at the edge of fields.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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