18.104.22.168 Oil/Water Separators. Pass water from stormwater
Check with local environmental authorities, select either a
conventional rectangular API type or one with inclined
parallel plates. Where possible, design the separator as a
rectangular vessel with a fully open top with lid for ease of
inspection and cleaning.
a) Design and construct the separator in accordance
with the following:
(1) NAVFAC DM 2.04, MIL-HDBK-1002/1 and
Appropriate service guide specification.
Army Corps of Engineers ETL 1110-3-466.
(5) API Manual on Disposal of Refinery Wastes,
Chapters 3 and 5.
API 421, Design and Operation of Oil-Water
b) Consider the following items in sizing the
(1) Anticipated inlet flow rate of a 5-year, 1-
hour duration storm event.
Type of fuel.
Specific gravity and viscosity of fuel.
Specific ambient and product temperature
Product storage capacity required.
Operating parametersCintermittent or