May 27, 2016

Artificial Floating Island to Improve Water Quality


This artificial island is established in a detention pond.  The plants will filter and improve water quality.  The island is already providing quality habitat for birds and one itinerant alligator.


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Water quality improvement with artificial floating islands - ScienceDirect

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857414005849
ScienceDirect
by HL Lu - ‎2015 - ‎Cited by 2 - ‎Related articles
As the natural purification of the traditional artificial floating island is very slow, the purpose of this research is to explore the efficiency of the green e.

Artificial islands help clean up the Serpentine - Landscape Institute

www.landscapeinstitute.org/.../Artificial-islands-help-clean-up-the-...
Landscape Institute
Aug 15, 2014 - Royal Parks improve Serpentine water quality with an artificial island. The artificial island is designed to to clean the lake's water naturally.

[PDF]Artificial Floating Islands: Creating artificial ecosystems for habitat ...

https://www.nsta.org/.../201507Bhattacharya.pd...
National Science Teachers Association
other organisms; breaking waves; and landscape improvement. Image showing absorption of ...Artificial islands mimic nature's way of cleansing water— ... Students investigate the biodiversity andwater quality of the habitat where AFIs.

Cleaning Up Urban Waterways With Manmade Islands - CityLab

www.citylab.com/design/2014/11/cleaning...waterways...manmade-islands/382820/
Nov 18, 2014 - The brains behind Scotland's Biomatrix Water use flotillas of plants to ... on floating wetlands reports significant improvement in water quality, ...

[PDF]floating island international - University of Colorado Denver

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University of Colorado Denver
by M McNally - ‎Cited by 1 - ‎Related articles
Floating Island International (FII) explores the challenges faced by a Montana entrepreneur ..... ofartificial floating islands as a water quality technology. In fact ...

Floating island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floating_island
Wikipedia
Jump to Artificial islands - Floating artificial islands are generally made of bundled reeds, ... and catchment managers to improve water quality at source, ...

Floating islands to help improve Lake Crystal water quality | Local ...

www.mankatofreepress.com/...islands...improve...water-quality/article_...
The Free Press
Jun 19, 2015 - Floating islands to help improve Lake Crystal water quality ... The small artificial islands were launched during the town's annual Duck Days ...

Royal Parks Improve Serpentine Water Quality With An Artificial Island ...

prolandscapermagazine.com/royal-parks-improve-serpentine-water-quality-artificial-i...
Aug 21, 2014 - As part of a programme of wildlife habitat improvements in the Royal Parks, Salix Bioengineering have built a large artificial 'island' on the ...

Solar Powered Artificial Floating Island for Landscape Ecology and ...

https://www.researchgate.net/.../259668474_Solar_Powered_Artificial_Flo...
ResearchGate
Official Full-Text Publication: Solar Powered Artificial Floating Island for Landscape Ecology and Water Quality Improvement on ResearchGate, the professional ...