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Table 3 Pollution reduction potential of T. angustifolia (after 48 h of HRT)

From: Remediation capabilities of pilot-scale wetlands planted with Typha aungstifolia and Acorus calamus to treat landfill leachate

Sr. no Sample constituent Mean valuea
Raw leachate (pre-treatment) Treated control 1:1 dilution 1:2 dilution
1 pH 8.9 7.4 7.2 7.1
2 BOD 499 373 153 111
3 COD 897 638 262 190
4 EC 3179 2654 2564 2546
5 Hardness 10,000 6956 5333 4304
6 Alkalinity 1378 599 403 363
7 Cl 213 172 157 134
8 TDS 2130 1752 1695 1588
9 TSS 8929 6225 3019 2179
10 TS 11,059 8136 4865 4012
11 Na 4439 4128 3985 3266
12 Mg 2430 1690 1296 1046
13 Ca 4000 2782 2133 1722
  1. aAll values are in milligrammes per litre, except pH and EC (in μS/cm)