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Stormwater Filtration

AbTech Industries offers a variety of products providing immediate BMP solutions with maximum flexibility. The company’s entire product line utilizes its patented Smart Sponge® technology that not only captures oil but offers a number of other advantages. Smart Sponge technology has a unique molecular structure based on innovative polymer technologies that are chemically selective to hydrocarbons. The Smart Sponge fully encapsulates recovered oil, preventing absorbed oil from leaching, even under pressure. Because it can also remove low levels of oil from water, it is able to eliminate sheen. The Smart Sponge remains buoyant in calm or agitated water, allowing it to remain in place until fully saturated and resulting in no wasted product. Once oil is absorbed, the Smart Sponge transforms the pollutants into a stable solid for easyrecycling, providing a closed-loop solution to water pollution.

AbTech Industries
800-545-8999
www.abtechindustries.com

Eco-friendly pavers

Permapave™ Industries LLC recently introduced a new ecological product, Permapave Permeable Pavers, in response to the need for water resource protection and a solution to stormwater runoff. Permapave Permeable Pavers are natural stone pavers that provide the most practical and economical solution to eliminate 100% of gross pollutants from waterways and reduce water wastage. They have a flow through rate of up to 1.5 gallons per second per square foot. Environmental benefits include: efficient removal of surface water; provides initial filtration; reduces amount of runoff by directing water to re-charge or storage; provides quick and easy removal for underground utility repairs; and eliminates standing water on pavement.

Permapave Industries LLC
Syosset, NY
www.permapavellc.com

Stormwater storage

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Brentwood’s new StormTank™ Stormwater Storage Modules are an alternative to crushed stone, concrete structures, or pipe chambers for sub-surface stormwater detention or infiltration basins.They offer the largest void space of anyunderground stormwater storage units currently on the market (97%), and are load rated for use under parking lots, athletic fields, parks, etc. The entire system is built on-site from 18” wide x 36” long Top/Bottom Panels and Side Panels made of lightweight polypropylene and 2 3/8” diameter PVC columns (18-36” lengths). Combinations of these three components create all the module configurations needed for a fully functioning underground system. To minimize shipping costs, the components are delivered unassembled. No special equipment, tools, or bonding agents are needed. All components easily attach with a secure concentric pressure fit.

Brentwood Industries
610-236-1113
www.brentwoodprocess.com

Peristaltic metering pump

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Blue-White’s new FLEX-PRO™ A3 Peristaltic >Metering Pump offers several benefits including: outputs to 33.3 GPH/126 LPH; output pressures to 125 psi/8.6 Bar; and automated PPM dosing. It is self priming even against maximum line pressure and bypass valves are not required. The FLEX-PRO won’t vapor lock or lose prime and has one-button Prime Mode for easy priming and servicing, as well as a nomaintenance brushless variable speed motor. The VGA graphic backlit LCD displays motor speed, input signal values, service and alarm status. Inputs include: 4-20mA, 0-10Vdc, and pulse signal inputs for external speed control, and 30 VDC contact closure for remote start/ stop. The pump features a patented Tube Failure Detection System (U.S. Patent No.7, 001,153) and NEMA 4X for wash down.

Blue-White Industries
714-893-8529
www.bluwhite.com

Stormwater pumps

ITT Flygt is a leading supplier of heavy-duty electric submersible pumps used for the control of stormwater, the pumping of wastewater and groundwater. The company offers a complete range of centrifugal type, propeller type and mixed-flow type pumps with motor sizes from 3 hp to beyond 1,250 hp and flow rates from 50 gpm to 100,000 gpm per pump.

ITT Flygt Corp.
203-380-4700
www.flygtus.com

Curb inlet stormwater filter

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The ClearWater BMP stormwater filter is a powerful advancement in sidewalk curb inlet filtration technology. The patent-pending, stainless steel filter train design allows stormwater flows to be screened, triple settled, and then filtered, all within the confines of an existing concrete curb inlet drain box. This aggressive filtration design significantly reduces concentrations of trash, sediment, hydrocarbons, metals, and nutrients. Testing from San Diego State University established that the unit will remove 97% of TSS, 86% of hydrocarbons, 83% of zinc, and 81% of lead. Specifically designed for retrofitting within the existing curb and gutter infrastructure, it handles heavy storm flows with ease, is non-scouring, utilizes mosquito free technology, and requires no excavation or concrete modification.

Clear Water Solutions
800-758-8817
www.ClearWaterBMP.com

Stormwater screening

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The Storm Monster™ is a high performance fine screen designed to filter combined sewer overflows and prevent trash from escaping into the local environment. The rotating perforated panels with 6 mm openings move solids, trash, plastics and floatables to the downstream end of the system where they are removed by a solid clad cleaning brush. The cleaning mechanism is located above the highest emergency overflow level, thus allowing the brush to clean the screen and prevent build-up and blinding. Flow enters through the top, bottom and front of the screen at nearly twice the rate of singleentry bar screens.

JWC Environmental
800-331-2277
www.jwce.com

Aeration system

MTS/Mass Transfer Systems’ MTS Multi-Aspirator™ submersible self aspirating aerator is currently finding applications in stormwater runoff basins. The system is designed for a variety of applications where oxygen transfer and mixing are required along with portability. The design also allows for easy installation into existing tanks where removing the tank contents is not feasible. The system places the aerator at the bottom of the tank and creates distinct zones of influence for aeration and mixing. During operation the aerator creates a vacuum and naturally aspirates air from above the liquid surface for aeration purposes. Air blowers are not required.

MTS/Mass Transfer Systems
508-660-9150
www.mtsjets.com

Stormwater separation system

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Using patented continuous deflective separation technology, the CDS system screens, separates and traps debris, sediment, and oil and grease from stormwater runoff. The indirect screening capability of the system, available from Contech Stormwater Solutions, allows for 100% removal of floatables and neutrally buoyant material, without blinding. Flow and screening controls physically separatecaptured solids, preventing re-suspension and release of previously trapped pollutants. Available precast or cast-inplace, offline units can treat flows from 1 to 300 cfs. Inline units can treat flows up to 20 cfs, and bypass flows in excess of 50 cfs. Laboratory and field testing have demonstrated that the CDS effectively removes pollutants.

Contech Stormwater Solutions Inc.
800-338-1122
www.contech-cpi.com/stormwater

Modular green roof system

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The GreenGrid modular green roof system features modules made of 100% recycled plastic, helping building owners earn LEED® certification recycling credits. The modular design provides built-in water retention—no water-retention layers need to be added—and features easy roof repair. Just pick up the modules—no more layers to cut, remove, and roll back. Up to 4,000 squarefeet of green roof can be installed per day using the modular system

Weston Solutions Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL
www.greengridroofs.com

Integrated GIS modeling

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MIKE URBAN is a complete urban water modeling and GIS system that includes: feature-rich GIS functionality powered by ESRI’s ArcObjects™ components; the most popular and widely-accepted simulation engines for urban drainage, stormwater collection systems,and sanitary collections systems (EPASWMM5 and DHI’s MOUSE); the popular EPANET water distribution network simulation engine; and a comprehensive selection of productivity tools for importing, entering, processing, analyzing and visualizing your data. The concept behind MIKE URBAN is to have one software package for all urban water modeling activities to maximize productivity and fully leverage an investment in GIS and water modeling software tools.

DHI Water & Environment Inc.
www.dhisoftware.com/mikeurban

Management software

WaterGEMS V8 XM from Bentley goes beyond GIS-centric products, providing a true data-centric solution, meaning that water utilities and consulting firms can leverage the benefits of Arc-GIS integration without sacrificing interoperability with AutoCAD, Micro-Station, and stand-alone platforms. The V8 XM Edition extends functionality across all the included CAD, GIS, and stand-alone platforms. Additional features include a Criticality Analysis Center, pressure-dependent demands, and centralized water demand management among others.

Bentley Systems Inc.
800-727-6555
www.bentley.com/WaterGEMS

Groundwater, borehole data management

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Schlumberger Water Services (SWS) has released the latest version of HydroGeo Analyst (HGA), version 4.0. This all-in-one information management solution is specifically designed for professionals working on groundwater and environmental resource management projects. HydroGeo Analyst provides project managers, hydrogeologists and mapping specialists centralized access to vital sampling, geographic and geologic information. This latest release has made managing and interpreting groundwater and environmental data even easier by improving the functionality and usability of all components. From borehole logging and mapping, to cross-section interpretation and three-dimensional visualization, HydroGeo Analyst seamlessly provides the core tools necessary for delivering projects.

Schlumberger Water Services
www.swstechnology.com

Standby lift station pumps

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Thompson pumps are being used in an innovative new pump station design: Customers replace traditional emergency backup systems – a generator with an automatic transfer switch – with a diesel-driven dry prime pump. This independent unit is a more cost effective solution to traditional pump station problems such as sewage pump failures. The versatile diesel dry prime pump also supplements lift station pumps should routine maintenance or emergency repairs be necessary. The design meets EPA sound standards at 76dBa or below at 23’; acts as a primary pumping system during routine maintenance and emergency repairs; and is a available in sizes 3”-18” with flows to 11,000 gpm, heads to 430 ft., and solids handling to 4.25”. It also features automatic start/stop systems using floats or transducers; automatic monitoring and notification of backup pump; and is available with remote monitoring including SCADA system integration.

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. Inc.
www.thompsonpump.com

Real-time, historical information sharing

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SentryTrack Portal seamlessly connects to existing SCADA systems plus is able to collect data from remote sensors using the SCADAPack. SentryTrack provides powerful historical data archiving and reporting features to make critical and valuable information available throughout the entire entity. Installations take less than a few hours and data is available from all of your systems on a real time basis using a >web browser. The service requires no investment in computer server hardware or SQL software. The ability to quickly deliver and centralize information in the portal reduces operating costs while improving organizational efficiency and reporting. The custom reports enable all users to get one version of the truth.

Sentry Track Systems
866-824-8977
www.sentrytrack.com

Inspection camera measures manhole depth, pipe diameters

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QuickView, a pipeline zoom inspectioncamera that offers distance-to-target measurement, now also measures pipe diameter and manhole depth with the push of a button. Users of the patented QuickView can now instantly know the size of the line they’re inspecting, as well as its distance below grade. These new features enhance QuickView’s data collection capabilities.

Envirosight
866-936-8476
www.envirosight.com

Stormwater retention, filtration system

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The Filterra® Stormwater Bioretention Filtration System harnesses the power of nature to capture, cycle and immobilize pollutants to treat urban runoff. The combination of landscape vegetation and specially designed filter media allows for bacteria, metals, nutrients and TSS to be naturally removed. Filterra is well suited for the ultra-urban environment with a high removal efficiency for many pollutants. Its small footprint allows it to be used in highly developed sites such as landscaped areas, green space, parking lots, and streetscapes. This patented system is adaptable and can be used for both new build and retrofit developments.

Filterra
866-349-3458
www.filterra.com

Fiberglass-reinforced pipe

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HOBAS centrifugally cast, fiberglass-reinforced,polymer mortar pipe is ideal in new construction and rehab for critical applications. It is inherently corrosion resistant with a life expectancy of 100 years or more that provides very low life-cycle cost. It features leak-free, push-together joints that reduce installation time and costs. Key applications include sanitary sewers, potable water and corrosive environments. It is ideal for open cut, above ground, direct bury and nearly every trenchless application including microtunneling/jacking and tunnel lining in addition to sliplining. Pipe diameters range from 18’’ to 110’’ for both pressure and gravity applications.

HOBAS Pipe USA
800-856-7473
www.hobaspipe.com

Stormwater trash removal

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The ChannelGuard™ System from Fresh Creek Technologies is an extension of the company’s Netting Trash-Trap® product line. It is an engineered solution to capture trash and debris in large concrete drainage and discharge channels. The system spans the channel and collects water-borne trash in disposable nets. The company also offers the TrashMaster™ Net Capture System for low-flow applications. Delivered to the site complete and ready to install, the poly/fiberglass roto-molded unit weighs 750 pounds and can be moved by on-site equipment. The compact unit (8’L x 3.5’W x 3.5’H) can handle pipe sizes up to 24” and flow rates up to 5 cfs. The unit can be buried to 10’ deep using access port extensions.

Fresh Creek Technologies Inc.
800-741-9486
www.freshcreek.com

Diaphragm pump

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Improve energy efficiency and reduce operating cost with Abel’s electric motor driven, double-acting diaphragm pumps with pressures up to 115 PSI and capacities up to 455 GPM. The pump is energy efficient, sealless, self-priming, capable ofrunning dry and has a constant flow regardless of discharge pressure. The EM has a small footprintfor easy installation in tight spots. Thepumps are available in seven sizes in aluminum, nodular cast iron, stainless steel or plastic wet ends.

Abel Pumps, L.P.
412-741-3222
www.abelpumps.com

Metering Valve

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Red Valve Company’s First Flush Valve for stormwater metering is a simple rubber thimble installed at the end of stormwater lines or in CSO diversion chambers to prevent street and sewage plants from flooding. The valve is designed to control the “first flush” of a rainstorm by enabling an operator to store 30-80% of the stormwater in its system. It is a “passive device” requiring no external control, power source or actuation. An opening at the bottom of Zone 1 allows small size debris to pass through continuously. Zone 2 is the holding area, which retains the heavy “first flush” downpour. As flow rates increase, Zone 3’s rectangular opening (size is calculated to regulate required flow) permits discharge at a controlled rate. At the top, Zone 4 allows for full flow to discharge when the system is surcharged and also permits escape of floatables. The First Flush Valve is available in sizes 6” to 72”.

Red Valve Co. Inc.
Carnegie, PA
412-279-0044
www.redvalve.com

Catch basin insert

The Patent Pending “EnviroTrap” Catch Basin Insert can help meet EPA Phase II stormwater requirements by providing the Maximum Extent Practicable when trapping floatable debris, hydrocarbons, and coarse sediment at the source point. The inserts can be installed on new or existing structures and are available in a variety of sizes to meet specific needs.

Environment 21, LLC
800-809-2801
www.env21.com

Lift stations

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Wastewater lift stations from Romtec Utilities Inc. feature the true redundancy needed to ensure safe, efficient operation of this crucial infrastructure. A truly redundant pump station provides back-up protection for all of its component systems–– mechanical, electrical, and communications. Romtec Utilities offers redundancy in all of these areas. Lift stations feature submersible pumps in duplex and triplex (two and threepump) configurations; multiple liquid level sensing devices and technologies; onsite standby electrical generator; and redundant relay circuitry backing up the lift station controller. Romtec Utilities Inc. supplies complete pre-engineered package submersible lift stations for wastewater, stormwater and industrial applications. The lift stations are designed for ease of installation, efficient and reliable operation and low maintenance.

Romtec Utilities
541-496-9678
www.romtecutilities.com

Stream bank protection

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The new GreenArmor™ System, available from Profile Products, is an alternative to rock rip-rap and concrete for protecting slopes and channels. By combining Enkamat ® Turf Reinforcement Mat (TRM) with Flexterra ® Flexible Growth Medium (FGM), the system protects against elevated levels of hydraulic lift and shear forces on slopes and in channels while encouraging fast turf establishment and long-term root reinforcement. The resilient, threedimensional matrix of Enkamat’s thermally fused nylon filaments creates an ideal anchor for root reinforcement. Because the lofty matrix consists of 95 percent open space, it readily accepts the hydraulically applied Flexterra infill. Flexterra provides immediate erosion control and requires no cure time. With greater than 99% erosion control effectiveness, it forms an intimate bond with the Enkamat matrix, seeds and soil.

Profile Products LLC
800-508-8681
www.profileproducts.com

Stormwater treatment system

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BioSTORM® from Bio-Microbics is a pre-engineered stormwater treatment system designed to remove trash, sediment, oil and other pollutants from stormwater flows. The unique off-line design consists of a patented StormTEE™ deflector screen and a modular separation/coalescing unit, all housed in readily-available precast concrete tanks. The versatility of the system allows both treatment components to be used separately for different applications or together to form a complete BioSTORM system. Various sizes are available depending on local site and environmental considerations.

Bio-Microbics Inc.
913-422-0707
www.biomicrobics.com

Catch basin filtration system

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Transpo Industries Inc. announces the newest retrofit style employing the Enviro-Safe™ Modular Storm Water Catch Basin Filtration System. The Open Curb Installation Kit is designed specifically for open curb inlets. The kit includes a cartridge basin with passive filters or a sediment sack, four supporting cleats, two aluminum rails, two mounting flanges, and one flow collector assembly with hardware. EnviroSafe captures and filter the many pollutants common to stormwater runoff. These include trash, debris, sediments, oils, grease as well as soluble metals. This new filtering technology incorporates a potent antimicrobial treatment that inhibits bacteria, virus and mold growth.

Transpo Industries Inc.
800-321-7870
www.transpo.com

Two-dimensional surface flood modeling software

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Wallingford Software has announced the release of InfoWorks 2D for fast, accurate and detailed simulation of surface flood modeling. InfoWorks 2D will be available as a fully-integrated module within InfoWorks CS for collection system modeling, InfoWorks SD for storm drainage modeling, and with InfoWorks RS and FloodWorks for river floodplain modeling. InfoWorks 2D provides all the functionality necessary to completely model the interaction of surface and underground systems, including tools usually associated with GIS packages such as the creation of 2D meshes and fully animated flood maps. The integrated 1D and 2D models benefit from the standard InfoWorks functionality including data import, validation, version control, audit trail and display of results.

Wallingford Software
www.wallingfordsoftware.com

Midge, filter fly control

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STRIKE® Professional Midge Control helps eliminate midge and filter fly infestations from waste and water management facilities without interruption of production. Strike has three different formulations—Strike®, Strike® Ultra and Strike® Pellets—that are designed for application during operation to stop midge and filter flies before they start. Pre-adult midge and filter flies absorb the Insect Growth Regulator (IGR) into their systems, disrupting normal development and keeping them in the pupa stage. The result is no more adults and virtually no future infestations.

Central Life Sciences
Phoenix, AZ
800-367-0659
www.strikeproducts.com

Enterprise GIS solution

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Telvent Miner & Miner announces the availability of the ArcFM™ Solution version 9.2. The ArcFM Solution is an enterprise GIS solution for editing, modeling, maintaining, and managing facility information for electric, gas, and water/wastewater utilities. This release is also certified with ESRI’s ArcGIS® 9.2. New features include underground facility management and design optimization. In addition, Inspector is a new extension to ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine that allows mobile and desktop users to edit existing feature attributes and manage related objects to support workflows for inspections, joint-use attachments, cathodic protection, pole surveys, transformer audits, leak detection, damage assessments, and overall updating of attribute data.

Telvent Miner & Miner
Fort Collins, CO
www.telvent.com/miner

Storm drain markers

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3-D embossed storm drain makers from Almetek Industries Inc. are made of durable, long-lasting stainless steel. The markers will adhere to any surface and are guaranteed to last up to 30 years. The sand blasted backside and turned down edges provide an excellent adhesion point that prevents displacement and theft. Installation is quick and easy.

Almetek Industries Inc.
www.almetek.com.

Stormwater engineering

Boyle Engineering has extensive experience helping communities across the country solve a variety of stormwater issues. From a simple review of municipal stormwater management practices to the development and implementation of stormwater utilities, the company’s experience encompasses the full spectrum of stormwater services. In addition, its engineers have designed several successful large-scale stormwater facilities and understand the necessity of regional solutions to these problems. The company has always used advanced technology to identify and implement innovative, progressive solutions to drainage problems. It keeps abreast of water-related rules and regulations at the local, regional, and federal level. The company is also experienced in developing approaches to deal with urban runoff as defined under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System developed by the U.S. EPA.

Boyle Engineering Corp.
407-513-8270
www.boyleengineering.com

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