Currently, the separation of sewer solids from sewage is usually achieved by perforated screens or gratings. These require external energy sources for cleaning by mechanical brushing or hydraulic jetting.
The "Comb Separator" is a new innovation that utilises combs to remove sewer solids from the overflowing nappe.
The hanging wire combs intercept and deflect the solids to a holding chamber.
The combed nappe then passes over a perforated screen to a filtered water chamber before discharging to the receiving water.
Following the overflow event, the quick-