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EPA Grant Number: SU834336
Title: A Sustainable Approach to Nitrate Reduction Combining a Riparian Zone with a Stream Denitrifying Biofilm
Virginia Tech students are developing a combined riparian zone, with a stream denitrifying biofilm, for nitrate reduction in aquatic ecosystems. The integration of a microbiological filter into the riparian zone of a water body will help keep ecosystems clean and healthy.
Challenge Area(s): Water