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Khansaheb Sykes Silt Away in Operation in Abu Dhabi

Following on from the success of the Sykes environmentally silt separation system, Khansaheb Sykes have introduced the same unit into their rental fleet for the UAE / GCC region.

In the majority of cases, water pollution is caused by the presence and prolonged build-up of sediment, silt and other abrasives which puts mounting pressure on our clients to ensure discharged water is as silt free as it can be before being reintroduced to a storm water network or directly back into the sea.

Increasing requirements for companies to take their ecological obligations seriously has led to Khansaheb Sykes adding a this new environmentally friendly product to our extensive hire fleet – the Sykes Silt Away. By deploying a Silt Away unit on site, customers can be confident of avoiding substantial fines and adverse publicity, as well as suffering enforced closures.

The unit has been designed for use in conjunction with the Sykes range of 6” dewatering pumps (150mm). As water is pumped through the Silt Away, it is filtered allowing the sediment and solids to be collected and contained within the unit.

In heavily contaminated situations, customers can connect two Sykes Silt Away units in series to ensure that the discharge is successfully cleansed. The implications of failing to observe environmental regulations are far-reaching and range from damaging natural habitats, killing wildlife and even blocking sewers. It is of huge importance that projects are completed within designated timeframes, but without compromising the safety of any given location.

Features and benefits include:

- Effective separation of suspended solids
- A robust, compact steel structure for maximum strength and durability
- Low-level inlet and outlet connections for safe, easy use
- Large capacity for applications where high flow is required
- Designed for safe transportation to and from site
- Innovative cleaning, sampling and emptying features

Speaking prior to the unveiling, Sykes Pumps sales director Chris Graham, said: “From listening to customers, we have designed a product that is both safe and easy to operate. Features like a hinged discharge chamber opening and dedicated flushing points facilitates easy emptying and cleaning.

“We have reacted to growing market demand for efficient environmental equipment by developing the new Silt Away, which has now been added to our extensive fleet for immediate availability.”

 For more information the Khansaheb Sykes Silt Away or our extensive range of Dewatering pumps. Call our Toll free 800 SYKES or visit our web site www.khansahebsykes.com.

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