SRS Awarded Contract For 11 Oily Water Separators By NOAA

Separation and Recovery Systems, Inc. (SRS) of Irvine, Calif., announced that it was awarded a contract to construct 11 vacuum gravity oily water separators for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a research agency of the U.S. government.

The separators have been approved by the U.S. Coast Guard to process ships' bilge water to an internationally acceptable discharge level of 15 ppm or less and will be used by NOAA on their Seattle-based research ships in order to comply with discharge regulations. The ships are the Oceanographer, Discoverer, Surveyor, Fair Weather, Rainier, Miller Freeman, McArthur, Davidson, Chapman, J.N. Cobb, and Murre II.

SRS is an Irvine-based company and is a leading manufacturer and distributor of oil pollution abatement equipment for processing bilge water waste and has offices in London and Tokyo, with technical services available in major seaports.

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