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    Sediment Basin

    Has anybody ever used one?




    They make them commercially and sell them for fish farmers.


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    Tosai
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    Those would have to be huge to settle anything out according to their info of 0.7 -1.4sqft per GPM of flow. 6000 GPH = 60 GPM x 1.4 sqft = 84 sqft or roughly 8'x10' (or 42sqft = 4'x10' at the lower sqft). And what if you flow more than 6000 GPH, as many of us do?

    Given this large of a footprint, I don't see how it is better than a round settling chamber or sieve.

    Raymond.

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