Ultra-Utility Filter Socks®

Filter oily water from utility vaults

 Description:  The Ultra-Utility Filter Sock is designed to remove visible oils and oil-borne contaminants such as PCBs from water that is pumped from utility vaults, catch basins and other areas that may collect water.

Eco-Friendly:  Made with Ultra-X-Tex, a 100% recycled material that allows large volumes of water to pass through while sorbing liquid hydrocarbons, including petroleum and PCBs.

Certification and Compliance:  Helps comply with NPDES, 40 CFR 122.26 (1999) when used as Best Management Practice in Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans.

Ultra-Utility Filter Sock Added Benefits:

  • Remove visible oils and other contaminants such as PCBs from utility vaults, manholes, bilges and other holding areas.
  • Testing results have shown 99.4% TSS removal and removal of oil and grease to non-detectable levels.
  • Available with or without a quick-connect cam fitting.
  • High flow rate.
  • Includes 5 gallon bucket with locking lid.
  • Filters out suspended solids to meet NPDES II Regulations.
  • Helps comply with NPDES, 40 CFR 122.26 (1999).

Dewatering applications include:

  • Utility vaults
  • Electric
  • Natural gas
  • Water distribution
  • Telecommunications
  • Pipeline
  • Any company that utilizes and/or maintains underground vaults


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Ultra-Utility Filter Socks

Part # Description Dimensions in. (mm) Oil Capacity gal. (L) Weight lbs. (kg)
7152 Without cam fitting 4 dia x 68 L (102 x 1,727) 1.0 (3.8) 12.0 (5.5)
7153 With cam fitting 4 dia x 68 L (102 x 1,727) 1.0 (3.8) 14.0 (6.5)

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  • 40 CFR 122.26