Enviro-USA - Model 12 Inch - Rough River Standard Oil Containment Boom
6″ freeboard and 6″ draft with a top tension cable. Ideal for rivers with strong currents. Most commonly boom used by Strong Current River Responders in Central & Western United States. The bigger float prevents splashover due to strong currents, windy conditions and choppy water. Perfect for diverting oil spills in rough conditions.
What is a 12″ Rough River Standard Oil Containment Boom and who is for?
This boom is ideal for oil spills in rough rivers, however it will also work for the following applications: protected ports, inlets, harbors, estuaries, marinas, bays, ponds, streams, ditches, canals, brooks, creeks, swamps, lagoons, lakes, wetlands and slow Rivers. The primary users are Oil spill response contractors.
Why use Oil Containment Booms?
Oil containment booms are used in water as a first response to an oil spill or by Spill Response Contractors to divert, control and maintain an oil spill. Once the spill has been contained the contractor will then proceed to recuperate and clean up the oil. It is most often used for oil spills in slow to medium current rivers, bays and of course can also be used on all of the above listed applications.
Where are 12″ Rough River Standard Oil Containment Boom used? Rough water applications, such as:
- Protected ports
- Slow rivers
This Enviro-USA boom is compliant with OPA 90, US Coast Guard – OSRO and ASTM F1523 Guidelines.
- Oil Booms are available in 50 and 100 foot sections or any custom length up to 100′
- Numerous sections can easily and quickly be connected together
- Numerous fabrics are available for short or long term deployments
4” Freeboard & 6” Draft, 22 oz. PVC fabric, ballast chain, ASTM connectors and available with or without a top tension cable. Most common boom used by RIVER responders in Central & Western United States. A top tension cable is required if the boom is going to encounter river currents, a lot of wind or a lot of water movement due to boat and recreational activity nearby. The cable will provide greater tensile strength which will allow the boom to better resist the forces applied.
This boom has a top tension cable thereby providing greater tensile strength and is most often used for oil spills in slow to medium current rivers, bays and of course can also be used on all of the above listed applications.