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Table 5 Pollution reduction potential of T. angustifolia (after 96 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 7.3 7.1 7.1
2 BOD 499 310 101 77
3 COD 897 530 173 132
4 EC 3179 2596 2550 2543
5 Hardness 10,000 5247 4429 2886
6 Alkalinity 1378 466 246 187
7 Cl 213 158 145 128
8 TDS 2130 1685 1635 1533
9 TSS 8929 4666 2459 1859
10 TS 11,059 6405 4168 3562
11 Na 4439 3556 1860 1628
12 Mg 2430 1275 1076 701
13 Ca 4000 2099 1771 1154
  1. aAll values are in milligrammes per litre, except pH and EC (in μS/cm)