Bilge Oily Water Treatment Systems


The Pan America Environmental BOWTS (Bilge Oily Water Treatment System) series is a family of continuous treatment systems using chemical reactions and physical separation that can be provided for any shore-side bilge treatment applications where solids, metals, emulsions and all types of bilge characteristics are involved.


  • Proven traditional design for reliability
  • Many different sizes and configurations to choose from
  • Flow rates from 5 to 1500 + GPM
  • Construction: Coated carbon steel,  304/316 SS, polyethylene, polypropylene
  • Many possible integrated options
  • Highly customizable design

Process Overview

The BOWTS designs are most commonly used wherever shore0side installations require solids, oils, fuels, emulsion, metals precipitation, pH neutralization and/or other reactions, reduction, oxidation and physical separation are required for a bilge  wastestream.

How It Works

The BOWTS Series Bilge and Oily Wastewater Treatment Systems are designed to implement a wide variety of flexible chemical/physical treatment scenarios to fit shipping/naval treatment requirements for shore-side treatment installations.


Ideal For:

  • Ship bilge water
  • Barge cleaning water
  • Pleasure craft bilge water
  • Harbor wharf bilge collection & treatment
  • Produced water
  • Frac water
  • Flowback water
  • Produced water
  • Refineries
  • Biodiesel plants
  • Pulp & paper mills
  • Aircraft maintenance
  • Ballast water
  • Tank & truck wash

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