Stormwater Research
Stalite / NCSU / UNCC 

Horticulture Bioretention Research Study
Evaluating Plant Nutirent Uptake

North Carolina State University

Twelve Cells
Woody & Herbaceous Plants

Three Types of Media
NC DENR
Stalite
Proprietary Soil Mix


Air Spade Excavating Roots


Rebecca Pledger,
Graduate Student at NCSU
in the Department of Horticulture
holds the roots of a Pancium plant

 

 Pollutant Removal Capacity
with Simulated Stormwater
University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Emily Chien, a Civil and Environmental
Graduate Student at UNCC runs
Small Column Tests during Phase 1

The cumulative removal
was 2.42 mg as compared to an
inflow cumulative mass of 4.18 mg

overall removal of 58%


Emily Chien with Dr. Jy S. Wu
running column tests during Phase II
(currently in progress)