Geotextile Filter Screen
The top layer of the cartridge is a woven polypropylene monofilament
geotextile as a filter
barrier or separation screen over the large water inlet port into the
How does it
The StormBasin has two separate inlet ports or paths into the filter
Small storm water flows are allowed into the filter cartridge through a
series of inlets located around the circumference of the cartridge.
These inlets insure that the filter is effective on small events,
drains completely between storms and does not provide habitat for
insects or other vectors.
second larger inlet port is provided for extreme
storm events. The port is protected by a coarsely woven geotextile
screen suspended over the opening. The barrier protects the internal
filter media from potential ‘Blinding” by keeping leaves,
sediments and trash in the basin and out of the cartridge.
Is the Woven
The woven polypropylene textile material is non-absorbent and functions
as a mechanical separation device. Independent testing has confirmed,
new material does not leach harmful substances into the environment and
when incinerated produces minimal ash.
The woven material is also recognized and approved by the US Army Corp
How do you
of used pads?
Dispose of used pads in accordance with federal, state and local
Woven Geotextile Pad
opening size 850 microns
» Percent open area 17%
» Water flow rate approximately 200 gpm