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Constructed wetlands

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These may be used in the final stages of wastewater treatment, for "polishing" (raising the water quality from fairly clean to very clean) and in greywater treatment, before reuse.

An overlapping term is reed beds, which might be considered a synonym, or a specific type of constructed wetland.[verification needed]

Mosquito control should be considered as part of the design. In a balanced ecosystem, there will be predators (such as certain types of fish) to eat the mosquito larvae.

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