Scrap Metal Recycler, PA 2017-02-27T16:27:39+00:00

Project Description

Scrap Metal Recycler, PA

Sullivan Scrap Metals is a scrap metal processor and broker based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sullivan recycles metal scrap of all types, including stainless steel, nickel and all ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The company installed a Clara basic separator to arrest oil, sediment and metals that could otherwise migrate offsite.

TARGETED POLLUTANTS: Oil & grease, total suspended solids (TSS)

APPLIED PRODUCTS

BACKGROUND

Sullivan Scrap Metals is a scrap metal processor and broker based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sullivan recycles metal scrap of all types, including stainless steel, nickel and all ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Sullivan constructed a new facility in Hatboro, Pennsylvania with a 2.7-acre yard, office/shop building and storage building.

As a part of the development of the site, Sullivan chose to install a Clara® 40C stormwater separation system to control Oil & grease, and total suspended solids (TSS) at the facility’s only outfall.

Sullivan constructed a new facility in Hatboro, Pennsylvania with a 2.7-acre yard, office/shop building and storage building. As a part of the development of the site, Sullivan chose to install a Clara® 40C stormwater separation system to control oil, grease and total suspended solids (TSS) at the facility’s only outfall.

This StormwateRx Treatment Best Management Practice (BMP) enabled Sullivan to satisfy requirements for their Pennsylvania NPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater Associated with Industrial Activities.

PROJECT RESULTS:

This StormwateRx Treatment Best Management Practice (BMP) enabled Sullivan to satisfy requirements for their Pennsylvania NPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater Associated with Industrial Activities. Clara consists of a gravity stormwater separator vault that removes dirt, grit and other settleable solids as well as free oil and floatables.

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