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Feburary 2015



Comparing Treatment Performance of Oil-Grit Separators and Stormwater Filtration Devices

Comparing Treatment Performance of Oil-Grit Separators and Stormwater Filtration Devices

By: Joel Garbon – Regulatory Manager
Oil-grit separators (OGS) have a decades-long history of use in Canada as primary treatment devices for reducing pollutant loads in stormwater runoff. OGS devices are typically utilized to capture gross pollutants, particulates (TSS), and oil. The dominant treatment mechanisms within OGS devices are sedimentation and floatation, with each functioning on the principle of gravity-based separation. P...

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The Importance in Scaling of OGS Devices

The Importance in Scaling of OGS Devices

By: Jordan Kahlenberg – Sr. Stormwater Design Engineer
As a Sr. Design Engineer with Imbrium Systems, I receive questions every day regarding projects which include specifications for Oil Grit Separator (OGS) devices. Often these questions stem from having to meet a project’s specifications and requirements for pollutant removal performance. In order to provide the best solution, I require great detail about how the device is required to opera...

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