Reed Beds | Klargester | A Kingspan Environmental brand

By: Kingspan Environmental  05/12/2011
Keywords: Treatment Plant

A reed bed is a natural filtration process used in conjunction with a BioDisc or Biosafe Treatment Plant to further enhance the quality of effluent migrating into surrounding watercourse.

A reed bed is only required when local water authorities request a better quality of effluent than that discharged from the standard unit.


  • Tertiary treatment for new applications with tight discharge consents
  • Satisfies new building regulations
  • Improved effluent quality for existing works
  • Very low maintenance
  • Aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly
  • Easy to install
  • Takes advantage of the heightened 'environmental awareness'
  • Significantly improves discharge from a treatment plant.
  • Additional running costs only when a pump is required.


  • Pre-fabricated to take out the guess work
  • Modular system comprising of individual beds:
    •  6 Population = 2 beds   
    • 12 Population = 4 beds
  • One piece GRP moulding installed flush to the ground
  • Reeds and GRP beds supplied. Washed pea gravel, 'growing' media by others (not included).
  • Provides rooting zone depth of 600mm (required by Phragmites Australis).
  • Modules designed with a hydraulic gradient across the length of the units.
  • Adjustable outlet weir allows water level control
  HRB006 HRB012
Reed Beds    
Length 2500mm 2500mm
Width 800mm 800mm
Depth 800mm 800mm
No. Required 2 4
Outlet Size 110mm 110mm

Keywords: Treatment Plant

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