Oil Separator Sample Testing

The Department currently has two oil / water separators used in association
with compressor plant. The procedure for testing discharge water quality is
detailed below and should be carried-out on at least a weekly basis. Records
of log sheets should be maintained and retained for future reference.

Owamat 6/8 Separator test procedure

Optical test:
1. Fill the test glass from the sample valve. Replace the lid and hold up against the light.

2. Compare water sample cloudiness with reference bottle. If cloudiness is equal to or greater than the reference bottle the filter has to be replaced. (see instruction manual).

3. Complete the log sheet as necessary.