BIBKO 6 Step Hydrovac Washout Process

Step #1 Controlled Discharge

Oversized receiving hopper.

  Over-sized receiving hopper and tray to receive hydrovac truck washout and waste water.  Steel grating to remove over-sized foreign material.  

Step #2 Metered Washout

Separation of solids and fines.

Hydro-excavation slurry and sludge is metered through the BIBKO patent wet process of separating solids and fines from slurry water.  

Step #3 Slurry Separation

Hydrovac Slurry Seperation

  Separated hydro-excavation slurry water is weir'd into a surge hopper and then into the agitated slurry tank via 350 GPM pump.  Slurry tanks are expandable for future business growth.  

Step #4 Slurry Tank and Agitator

Agitated Slurry

Hydro-excavation slurry water fines remain in suspension 24/7 via the agitator and PLC controls.  Slurry water is metered to the filter press to remove the remaining solids.

Step #5 De-Watering

Washed and de-watered aggregate pile.

  Heavy solids are removed from the hydro-excavation slurry water and then washed and de-watered before being discharged in to stock piles.  Optional shaker deck screens can be added for additional material segregation.

Step # 6 Water Clarification

BIBKO Filter Press produces clarified water.

  A BIBKO Filter Press removes the remaining suspended solids from the slurry water.  The filter press is capable of processing 2,500 gallons per hour of slurry with a specific gravity of 1.12.  Clarified water can be recycled back into the Hydrovac truck for re-use.