Is Rooftop Runoff Really Clean?

Technical Note #25 from Watershed Protection Techniques. 1(2): 84-85 Three recent papers investigated the quality of runoff from different roof surfaces.  Conventional wisdom holds that roof runoff is relatively clean. Its use as drinking water in rainwater cistern systems is well known. In other areas, managers maintain that cleaner roof runoff should be treated differently than runoff from dirtier parking lots …

Clean Stormwater From the Top Down with FABCO DownSpout ™

For decades, conventional wisdom was that runoff from rooftops posed a relatively minor danger to groundwater contamination. Recent studies have shown that rooftops in urban and industrial areas can be loaded with far more contaminants than industry professionals knew. Considering these studies, many businesses are being environmentally pro-actively with FABCO INDUSTRY’S DownSpout ™ technology. Rooftops …

Fabco Creates StormDrain™ Solutions for Gas Stations

In 2015, stormwater fines and compliance directives totaled over 9 billion dollars throughout the country. In 2016, that figure is estimated to grow. In response to this incredible price tag, FABCO has helped create THE SWEPE PROGRAM (SWEPE means StormWater Environmental Pollution Extraction). This innovative program is a cost-effective configuration of products and services that …

Fabco Goes In-house to Make Stormwater Filter System Prototypes

In an effort to produce high-performance stormwater filter system prototypes in a more timely fashion, Fabco Industries acquired a 3D printer. Previously, Fabco has relied on a rather costly and time-consuming process that involved outsourcing third party companies to build prototypes. With the acquisition of the S-Squared 3D printer, Fabco has brought the work of …

Your New EPA Registered Answer To Coliform Bacteria

Fabco’s FabGuard™ media, designed to reduce coliform bacteria found in stormwater, industrial wastewater and municipal wastewater, was recently registered with the EPA. Field and laboratory testing of the FabGuard™ material has shown efficient bacteria reduction, even at relatively high flows rates. Here are more details about FabGuard™ and how Fabco can tailor it to the needs of your …

Fabco’s FabGuard™ Antimicrobial Filters have been registered with the EPA for Coliform reduction

Fabco Industries Inc, Farmingdale, NY.   FABGUARD media used in Fabco’s StormBasin™, StormSafe™ and patented Helix™ treatment systems has been registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for reducing coliform bacteria in stormwater, industrial wastewater and municipal  wastewater applications. FABCO INDUSTRIES has spent over 15 years developing and manufacturing innovative water filtration products for businesses and communities looking to …

Visit The New Section On Our Website – Measuring Grates

Fabco Industries has added a brand new page to the company website for those looking to install our highly effective storm water filtration systems into pre-existing drains. In the new section titled “Measuring Grates,” we offer step-by-step instructions on measuring the physical dimensions of an existing drainage inlet of both the round and rectangle variety. …