Patent Number: 6,332,737

Title: Waterway pollution control apparatus

Abstract: A portable pollution control apparatus designed to span a creek or other small waterway. The apparatus includes an adjustable length boom which extends across the creek; an elongated, hydrocarbon-absorbent sock which is suspended from the boom and extends within the creek downstream from the boom; and a sheet of water-porous fabric connectable to the boom and extending upstream therefrom to function as a sediment trap. The fabric sheet in preferably deployed on the creekbed and banks to form a settling pond immediately upstream from said boom to permit settling of sediment.

Inventors: Mattson; Jack (Hazelton, British Columbia, CA)


International Classification: E02B 15/04 (20060101); E02B 015/04 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018