de-watering box

De-watering Box Basics

What is a de-watering box? A De-watering box will typically be a hopper with a rectangular perforated plate mounted about 8 inches off the bottom. On top of the perforated plate you can use wire mesh screen, or filter cloth. Securing the filter media is a metal frame with lifting handle. If you want to change out the filter, simply remove the four frame bolts and lift from the center mounted handle. Sample filter media When purchasing a de-watering box to separate sludge and water ask the supplier to provide some samples of filter media. Try the different filter media ... » Read More