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2019


Oil-Grit Separators: The Difference Between Oil Capture and Oil Retention

Oil-Grit Separators: The Difference Between Oil Capture and Oil Retention

By: Imbrium Systems
The use of an oil-grit separator (OGS) for treating stormwater runoff can be a very effective measure for preventing hydrocarbon spills from reaching downstream waterways. However, performance for oil capture and oil retention varies widely among the many marketed OGS devices. Most OGS devices are capable of capturing dry weather spills, but some devices have problems retaining the oil during stor...

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Addressing the Plastics Problem In Canada’s Waterways

Addressing the Plastics Problem In Canada’s Waterways

By: Imbrium Systems
Plastic pollution is a major global challenge for the health of our oceans, lakes, and rivers. As the country with the longest coastline in the world, the most lakes in the world, and home to 20% of the world's fresh water, Canada is stepping up to become the world leader it ought to be in protecting and preserving its aquatic environments. On November 2, 2017, Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord J...

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