Oil & Sediment Filter

Oil & Sediment Filter Article: Best Practice Guide to Dewatering Excavations This versatile filter cleans oil and sediment from contaminated water, avoiding the expensive clean-up costs of vacuum tankers and jetting vehicles, or fines from environmental regulators. With Green Rhino Sediment F ...Read more



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Oil & Sediment Filter

Article: Best Practice Guide to Dewatering Excavations

This versatile filter cleans oil and sediment from contaminated water, avoiding the expensive clean-up costs of vacuum tankers and jetting vehicles, or fines from environmental regulators.

With Green Rhino Sediment Filters and a pump on your site, or in the back of the maintenance van, you have a dewatering solution you can deploy within minutes.

Our Oil & Sediment Filter is constructed from a multi-layered filter system of nylon monofilament for capturing sediment particles, and layers of polypropylene non-woven material for oil absorbency. With a PVC nylon outer sleeve tested for tensile strength and durability, this rugged filter is built to handle repeated use in harsh conditions.

The filter can be reused up to 20 times (400kg), depending on the geology of the sediment being filtered, or until the integral hydrocarbon detector turns dark blue – indicating that the filter has absorbed 2.5L oil.

Use a Green Rhino Manifold to harness four, six or eight filters to process large volumes of water without the delays or costs associated with vacuum tankers or sediment tanks.

The filter is made from high quality materials sourced from responsible suppliers, all being non-hazardous and not classified.

UKPN Works With Green Rhino to Develop Roadside Dewatering Filters

A new filter bag has been developed in partnership with the UK Power Networks Environment Team and a consultancy called Capture Green. The introduction of the Green Rhino has prevented any potential for localised pollution by fitting over the pumps discharge pipe and capturing any silt and contaminant residue. After a successful trial of the system it is now standard. UK Power Networks are leading best practice in this area being the first utility to adopt this filtering process. 

UK Power Networks Sustainability Report 2012/13

Green Rhino Technology Part of UKPN Innovation Strategy

Green Rhino® technology is being deployed by UK Power Networks on street-works to benefit the company, our customers, and the environment. Before the introduction of the Green Rhino it was accepted practice to pump water out of a street-works hole and discharge to a grass verge, if available, or down the street if not. If the water was heavily contaminated with oil and/or sediment, the company would have to arrange for a tanker to pump out the water and take it off site for disposal at a cost of approximately £1,000. UK Power Networks worked closely with Capture Green to develop the Green Rhino, an oil and sediment filter, for use when dewatering small excavations prior to undertaking work. The Green Rhino prevents the need to tanker away lightly contaminated water and also ensures any water that is pumped is clean. A Green Rhino bag costs £150 and is re-usable, with the technology subsequently having been adopted by other DNOs and in the gas, water and telecommunications sectors. 

UK Power Networks Innovation Strategy 2014

Oil & Sediment Dewatering Filter

The fast, effective way to dewater excavations contaminated with oil and/or sediment

  • Save £000s – no vacuum tankering required
  • Retains 2.5L of oil sheen
  • Filters 20kg of sediment for single person handling
  • Simply empty and reuse up to 20 times or until integral hydrocarbon detector turns dark blue
  • Water discharged to Environment Agency accepted levels (150µm)
  • Highly visible colour to avoid trips
  • Harness multiple filters using the Green Rhino Manifold System

Video Book A Site Demo

Article: Best Practice Guide to Dewatering Excavations

CODE

PRODUCT

SIZE

CAPACITY

FILTER

REUSE

FLOW RATE

GRR 01 05 02 SEDO

Sediment Filter

150 x 35cm

20kg

150µm

20x

450L/min

GRR 01 05 10 SEDO

Sediment XL Filter

150 x 80cm

40kg

150µm

20x

800L/min

GRR 01 06 01 BFIL

Economy Sediment Filter

150 x 35cm

20kg

100µm

 

450L/min

GRR 01 00 01 OILS

Oil & Sediment Filter

150 x 35cm

2.5L / 20kg

150µm

20x*

300L/min

GRR 01 07 01 EVAC

Ultra-fine Sediment Filter (Cam)

130 x 30cm

2.5L / 20kg

1µm

20x*

300L/min

GRR 01 07 50 EVAC

Ultra-fine Sediment Filter

180 x 30cm

2.5L / 20kg

1µm

20x*

300L/min

*Or when integral hydrocarbon detector turns dark blue

The fast, effective way to dewater excavations contaminated with oil and/or sediment

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Oil & Sediment Dewatering Filter

The fast, effective way to dewater excavations contaminated with oil and/or sediment

  • Save £000s – no vacuum tankering required
  • Retains 2.5L of oil sheen
  • Filters 20kg of sediment for single person handling
  • Simply empty and reuse up to 20 times or until integral hydrocarbon detector turns dark blue
  • Water discharged to Environment Agency accepted levels (150µm)
  • Highly visible colour to avoid trips
  • Harness multiple filters using the Green Rhino Manifold System

Video Book A Site Demo

Article: Best Practice Guide to Dewatering Excavations

UKPN Works With Green Rhino to Develop Roadside Dewatering Filters

A new filter bag has been developed in partnership with the UK Power Networks Environment Team and a consultancy called Capture Green. The introduction of the Green Rhino has prevented any potential for localised pollution by fitting over the pumps discharge pipe and capturing any silt and contaminant residue. After a successful trial of the system it is now standard. UK Power Networks are leading best practice in this area being the first utility to adopt this filtering process. 

UK Power Networks Sustainability Report 2012/13

Green Rhino Technology Part of UKPN Innovation Strategy

Green Rhino® technology is being deployed by UK Power Networks on street-works to benefit the company, our customers, and the environment. Before the introduction of the Green Rhino it was accepted practice to pump water out of a street-works hole and discharge to a grass verge, if available, or down the street if not. If the water was heavily contaminated with oil and/or sediment, the company would have to arrange for a tanker to pump out the water and take it off site for disposal at a cost of approximately £1,000. UK Power Networks worked closely with Capture Green to develop the Green Rhino, an oil and sediment filter, for use when dewatering small excavations prior to undertaking work. The Green Rhino prevents the need to tanker away lightly contaminated water and also ensures any water that is pumped is clean. A Green Rhino bag costs £150 and is re-usable, with the technology subsequently having been adopted by other DNOs and in the gas, water and telecommunications sectors. 

UK Power Networks Innovation Strategy 2014

CODE

PRODUCT

SIZE

CAPACITY

FILTER

REUSE

FLOW RATE

GRR 01 05 02 SEDO

Sediment Filter

150 x 35cm

20kg

150µm

20x

450L/min

GRR 01 05 10 SEDO

Sediment XL Filter

150 x 80cm

40kg

150µm

20x

800L/min

GRR 01 06 01 BFIL

Economy Sediment Filter

150 x 35cm

20kg

100µm

 

450L/min

GRR 01 00 01 OILS

Oil & Sediment Filter

150 x 35cm

2.5L / 20kg

150µm

20x*

300L/min

GRR 01 07 01 EVAC

Ultra-fine Sediment Filter (Cam)

130 x 30cm

2.5L / 20kg

1µm

20x*

300L/min

GRR 01 07 50 EVAC

Ultra-fine Sediment Filter

180 x 30cm

2.5L / 20kg

1µm

20x*

300L/min

*Or when integral hydrocarbon detector turns dark blue

See also

Ultra-fine Sediment & Oil Filter

Finer filtration for more sensitive environments (e.g. SSSIs) and higher pressure applications

Manifold System

Harness up to eight dewatering filters to process large volumes of water quickly and cost-effectively

Oil Retention Pillows

The smarter, cleaner way to soak up spills. 100% retention of contaminants meaning pillows can be wrung out safely.