Pollutant removal percentages for filtration BMPs.
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Practice TSS Low-Med-High TP Low-Med-High TN4 Metals3 (average of Zn and Cu) Bacteria3 Hydrocarbons3
Media Filter1 75-85-90 30-50-55 35 80 50 80
Vegetative Filter2 see here see here 35 80 0 80

1 For example, sand, mixed sand/peat and other geologic media
2 Grass filter/swale
3 Not enough information given in databases to differentiate type of filter so both combined for this entry

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