The Projects

City of Armstrong – Phytoremediation of Municipal Effluent

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January 2013 – Ongoing

GHG Accounting quantified the potential sequestration of a fast-growing hybrid poplar plantation for the first 10 years. The project was designed to enable increased plant and soil carbon sequestration and to avoid methane emissions from municipal effluent. The existing ecosystem of elevated arid land around an open municipal effluent lagoon was converted to a fast-growing hybrid poplar plantation. Hybrid poplar trees grow by applying appropriate irrigation technology fed by municipal effluent, which gets treated through phytoremediation rather than with chemical or only mechanical means. Local GHG Emission Reduction Projects – Sequestration, natural assets

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