Constructed wetlands provide water quality improvement through natural treatment mechanisms powered by sunlight, wind, plants, and microbes. As such, constructed wetlands have been embraced as a “low-impact” or “green” water treatment technology. Constructed wetlands provide significant water quality benefits as well as a number of ancillary benefits, including creation of wildlife habitat, preservation of green space, and opportunities for public recreation and education.
Representing the largest project in Texas using reclaimed water to augment a surface water supply source, the East Fork Raw Water Supply Project provides the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) up to 102,000
APAI teamed with Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) and partnered with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) on a unique water reuse project using natural systems—the first of its kind in the country.
APAI served as a member of the DuPont Victoria Wetland design team, with responsibility for plant selection and design of the vegetation plan. APAI also provided engineering and scientist input into wetland system detailed design of construction documents and participated in preparing
Located within the City limits of Orange, Texas, is a 250-acre private reserve. Shangri La is a very unique ecosystem including wetlands, mixed deciduous forest, cypress tupelo swamp, and an approximately 17-acre lake, Ruby