Ultra-Utility Filter Socks®

Filter oily water from utility vaults

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. Fully compliant with both the Southern California regional water quality control standards and the California State Utility Vault Discharge General Permit. 

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 a quick-connect cam fitting.
  • High flow rate - 225 gallons per minute.
  • 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).
Multi-Stage Filtration System
  • Stage 1 - Removes Gross Oil and Sediment
  • Stage 2 - Filters Out Fine Sediments
  • Stage 3 - Filters Out Sub-Micron Particulates
  • Stage 4 - Water Polish that Removes Visible Oils and Oil Sheen
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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 WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ultra-Utility Filter Socks

Part # Description Dimensions in. (mm) Oil Capacity gal. (L) Weight lbs. (kg) Where to Buy
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