A NEW TYPE OF HIGH EFFICIENCY OIL- WATER SEPARATOR FOR BETTER WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Kirby S. Mohr, P.E.
Mohr Separations Research, Inc.
a paper presented at the
PACIFIC NORTHWEST POLLUTION CONTROL ASSOCIATION
BOISE, IDAHO, 1992
ABSTRACT Environmental regulation of oil in water discharges is becoming increasingly more stringent. Many localities now require oil content of water discharges to be limited to less than 1 0 ppm. Various types of systems are available to remove oil from waste or storm water streams. The systems available are discussed, including benefits and drawbacks of each. The design and advantages of a new high efficiency oil water separator system are described. Overall oil-water separator system design is discussed and recommendations for ensuring system efficiency, regulatory compliance, reliability, and effective operations are presented.