Stormwater Efficiency of Bioretention Functions and Reactor Modelling Systems


  • Olatunde J Aladesote Morgan State University, USA
  • James Hunter Morgan State University, USA



Bioretention System, Bioretention Functions, Nitrogen & Phosphorus Removal, Reactor Modeling Equations


Bioretention is a practical modern best management practices for stormwater control and are a conspicuous sort of vegetated stormwater foundation that functions for the different ecosystem. This paper discussion focusses on bioretention system functions (BSF) and reactor modeling (RM) review. Bioretention plays an essential role in carbon sequestration, as an alleviation process, to reduce global warming in the environment. Also, it functions for runoff infiltration, storage, and water uptake by vegetation. The base layer of a bioretention actively improves the denitrification capacity of the system and promotes the effective removal of phosphorus and nitrogen. Bioretention design soil ratio, plant types, and flow regime influence the efficiency of contaminants removal in the denitrification process. Bioretention beautifies the environment, and the utilization of compost in bioretention is on account of its water-holding and improved infiltration capacity, thereby improving water quality. The reactor modeling chemical description is through equations and kinetic models. The chemical computation of biological processes of pollutant nutrient removal from stormwater is in the form of a number equation. The models explored are first-order removal model, second order, plug flow patterns models, Monod and multiple Monod kinetics, continuous stirred-tank reactor model, and tank-in Series flow models.


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Olatunde J Aladesote, & James Hunter. (2020). Stormwater Efficiency of Bioretention Functions and Reactor Modelling Systems. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (IJASRE), ISSN:2454-8006, DOI: 10.31695/IJASRE, 6(11), 1–9.