Waste treatment system that mimics the cleansing functions of natural wetlands in a smaller footprint.  Combines solid separation (e.g. septic tank or digester) with beautifully vegetated wetland filters.

Treatment Level:  Primary
Relative Cost:
  high
Amount of Maintenance Interaction:  medium
Beneficial Byproduct:  some (water)
potential to treat further for potable water or combine with biogas digester

Advantages

Disadvantages

Operation & Maintenance

Blackwater vs Graywater?

Secondary Treatment Options

Additional Notes:

El Monte Sagrado Resort (www.livingmachine.com)
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