SSI Environmental presents the cutting-edge Drain Guard solution in Ireland, engineered to protect the water system from harmful sediment and pollutants. This comprehensive blog post will delve into the features, compliance, installation process, and various models of the Ultra-Drain Guard, specifically designed to filter stormwater waste effectively.

What is the Ultra-Drain Guard?

At the heart of stormwater management lies the Ultra-Drain Guard, a powerful storm drain filter that efficiently removes litter, sand, oil, and other contaminants from stormwater flow, thus preventing waterways from pollution. Its geotextile fabric and user-friendly installation make it a prime choice for industrial facilities, construction sites, and parking lots where stormwater runoff carries oil, fuel contaminants, eroded soil, and debris.

Compliance with Environmental Standards:

With an impressive 80% sediment removal efficiency, the Ultra-Drain Guard plays a pivotal role in assisting businesses to comply with NPDES and 40 CFR 122.26 (1999) as the Best Management Practice in Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans. By integrating the Drain Guard, organizations demonstrate their unwavering commitment to preserving the environment.

Easy Installation Process:
Embracing simplicity, the Drain Guard installation process is hassle-free and compatible with most drains. Elevate the grate, position the Drain Guard over the opening, and gently lower the grate back in place. Secure the fabric with a pinch, ensuring a snug fit. Simplicity meets effectiveness for swift implementation.

The Drain Guard Models:
Discover a range of Ultra-Drain Guard models, each tailored to meet specific requirements:
1. Oil & Sediment Model (Part # 9217/9356) – Removes up to .87 gallons of hydrocarbons, dirt, sand, and other contaminants.
2. Oil & Sediment Plus Model (Part # 9219/9358) – Enhanced with Ultra-X-Tex filter strips, it boosts oil and grease absorption by .51 gallons, offering a total capacity of 1.38 gallons for hydrocarbon removal.
3. Trash & Debris Model (Part # 9227) – Precisely designed to capture larger items and floatables such as leaves, cigarette butts, and paper goods.

Applications and Use Cases:
The Drain Guard’s versatility opens doors to multiple applications:
– Industrial Facilities: Shielding water sources from industrial waste and pollutants.
– Construction Sites: Combating erosion and sediment runoff during construction activities.
– Parking Lots: Enhancing water quality by filtering oil and debris from stormwater runoff.

Spill Response Training (T-99):
Elevating their commitment to environmental stewardship, SSI Environmental extends its expertise with spill response training (T-99). Environmental challenges meet exceptional solutions.

Buying Guide:
Narrow down your choice of Drain Guard by assessing the unique demands of your location. Select the model that aligns perfectly with your requirements, while ensuring compliance with environmental standards. Opt for seamless installation and low maintenance for peace of mind.

Elevate the protection of Ireland’s water system against pollutants and sediment with the commendable Drain Guard by SSI Environmental. Combining efficiency, compliance, and ease of installation, the Drain Guard emerges as an indispensable tool for diverse industries. Further, with spill response training (T-99), SSI Environmental showcases an all-encompassing approach to environmental protection. Step forward in safeguarding waterways with the Ultra-Drain Guard as your stormwater management ally.

FAQ Section:

1. How does the Drain Guard help with stormwater pollution prevention?
Designed as a formidable stormwater filter, the Drain Guard intercepts and removes various pollutants, including litter, sand, oil, grease, hydrocarbons, dirt, and debris from stormwater flow. Capturing these contaminants prevents their intrusion into natural water bodies, effectively curbing water pollution and safeguarding the environment.

2. Can the Drain Guard be used in different types of drains?
Absolutely! The Drain Guard’s versatility allows it to seamlessly adapt to various drain types, including catch basins, stormwater inlets, and drainage systems. Embrace the adaptability that suits an array of applications, from industrial facilities and construction sites to parking lots.

3. What is the maintenance required for the Drain Guard?
Delight in the simplicity of low-maintenance Drain Guard usage. Regular inspections ensure optimal functionality. If the Drain Guard becomes laden with sediment and pollutants, a simple removal and cleaning process suffice. Cleaning intervals vary depending on contaminant levels. Ensure sustained performance through routine maintenance.

4. Are there any certifications for compliance with environmental standards?
Undoubtedly! With an exceptional 80% sediment removal efficiency, the Drain Guard upholds stringent environmental standards. Embrace compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and 40 CFR 122.26 (1999), establishing the Drain Guard as a Best Management Practice in Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans. The Drain Guard’s efficacy and compliance fortify its role in preserving waterways and upholding environmental preservation.

For further inquiries about the Drain Guard product or more, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 01 8665676 / 087-9367065 or through our website: Our dedicated team is ready to cater to all your stormwater management needs.

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