Florida DEP Accepts Downstream Defender for Water Quality
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has accepted the Downstream Defender®hydrodynamic separator to remove nutrients and sediment from stormwater runoff.
Field testing for Downstream Defender® has shown 22% removal of nutrient-carrying sediments compared to the standard allowance of 10% for a generic hydrodynamic separator.
Engineers who specify stormwater treatment systems can enter the below data into BMPTrains to use Downstream Defender® on their next stormwater treatment project.
- 1.67 lbs/acre feet
- 2.73 lbs/acre feet
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