Author Archives: John Clausen

About John Clausen

John Clausen is a professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Connecticut.

Using Pond-Wetland Systems To Treat Greenhouse Runoff

Regulations governing agricultural runoff have become more stringent in recent years. Greenhouse agriculture is not exempt. Greenhouse growers often employ sophisticated fertilizer and irrigation systems that can greatly limit discharge, but high production rates and year-round production capabilities increase the need to properly manage runoff. Drainage from greenhouse irrigation and overflow from ebb and flow