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McNett, J., Hunt, W. 2011. An Evaluation of the Toxicity of Accumulated Sediments in Forebays of Stormwater Wetlands and Wetponds. Water Air Soil and Pollution. Springer,Berlin, Germany. Volume 218, Pages 529-538.
benefits, chemistry, maintenance, sediment, wetlands, Stormwater
In North Carolina, 30 stormwater wetland and wet pond forebays were sampled for cadmium, chromium, copper, iron, led, nickel, and zinc. Seventeen of these sites exceeded EPA’s benchmarks for aquatic health. There is a need to routinely remove forebay sediments.