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– Private Residence, Kerswell Green, nr Kempsey, Worcestershire

Case Study - Cress Water SolutionsStanding in a small green field a small listed barn about to be converted into a comfortable one bedroom cottage needed some form of sewage treatment and wastewater disposal.  Located on a flat site with a high water table we specified and designed a small reed-bed system comprising a single vertical flow reed-bed, to be built above ground level, followed by a sub-gravel horizontal flow reed-bed at ground level with discharge to a common pond.  Eventually our reed-bed system was incorporated into a large ornamental pond and whole-of-garden landscape design prepared by Julian Dowle.  Having originally only been going to install the reed-bed we leapt at the chance to install the whole garden ponds and reed-bed scheme as one integrated whole, complete with waterfalls and a stream recycling water from a “common” pond. Roof water and treated sewage effluent are discharged into the pond and help to maintain water levels.  Within days of completion a kingfisher was spotted visiting the waterfall.

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