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BioSTORM

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Simple, Modular, Effective.

Pre-engineered stormwater treatment system removes trash, sediment, oil and other pollutants from stormwater runoff. The BioSTORM®’s unique off-line design consists of a patented StormTEE® self-cleaning deflector screen and a modular separation/coalescing unit, all housed in readily-available precast concrete tanks. The versatility of the system allows components to be used separately for different applications, or together to form a complete BioSTORM system. Various sizes are available depending on local site and environmental considerations.

Variable flows, consistent treatment

Whether a light rain, or a heavy storm, BioSTORM’s retention of pollutants remains consistent. The unique design of the system does not rely on velocity of flow/particles to maintain high levels of liquid/solids separation. When the system is sized within proper design capacity, BioSTORM maintains consistently high- level removal of particulates, regardless of surge flows or particle velocities. In the event of heavy stormwater flows beyond design capacity, excess water bypasses BioSTORM assuring full flow of water through the storm sewer. Even while the excess flow is bypassing the system, BioSTORM continues to capture pollutants and treat incoming flow at full design capacity.

Easy maintenance

BioSTORM maintenance is very easy. Simply remove the manhole covers from each tank, insert the vacuum hose and start pumping out the oil floating inside the BioSTORM separation module. Once the oil is removed, pump out the solids from each tank or compartment. When the StormTEE deflector screen is used, swiftly raise and lower the internal swab to dislodge any debris that may be stuck to the screen.

BioSTORM Benefits

  • Pre-engineered system removes trash, sediment, oil and other suspended solids
  • Maintains treatment performance regardless of hydraulic surge flows
  • Unique modular design provides efficient liquid/solids and oil/water separation
  • Easy to install in pre-cast concrete tanks
  • Easy to maintain, requires only periodic removal of debris

BioSTORM  Available Sizes

BioSTORM 0.5 500 GPD PDF
BioSTORM 1.0 1,000 GPD PDF
BioSTORM 1.5 1,500 GPD PDF
BioSTORM 3.0 3,000 GPD PDF
BioSTORM 5.0 5,000 GPD PDF
BioSTORM 10 10,000 GPD PDF

Product Certifications

Product Certifications

Our products are certified to the highest national and international standards in our industry. If you require additional certification marks, etc, please e-mail your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

USA and International Product Certifications

The list below is a summary of a few certifications received for the products of Bio-Microbics:

  • LEED SS Credit 6.1-6.2: Stormwater Design – Quality Control Testing BioSTORM® Stormwater Quality Statement: BioSTORM® Stormwater Treatment system demonstrates 90% Removal Efficiency of the TSS removal capabilities with silica sand particle size distribution closer to the NJDEP sizing (current stormwater guidelines). As Stormwater regulations continue to emerge, the BioSTORM® is proving to be highly effective at managing storm water runoff.
  • All FAST® – Poland – Aprobata Techniczna (Technology Approval) ze Instytut Ochrony Srodowiska (Institute of Environmental Protection)
  • All FAST® – Russia – (Federal Service of Environmental Protection) Technology Approval
  • BioSTORM® All sizes – Russia – CPT Certification of Russian Standards –
  • All FAST® – U.K. – United Kingdom Department of Trade

Independent Third-Party Testing

Verification programs/locations in which Bio-Microbics installed a Wastewater Treatment System for analysis of performance:

  • Massachusetts Title 5 General Use – The first system described as an “Innovative and Alternative (I/A) System” to recieved the General Use Approval rating for Nitrogen Reduction
  • Florida OWNRS (Onsite Wastewater Nitrogen Reduction Study) Phases I and II
  • New Mexico State/New Mexico University
  • University of Rhode Island
  • Buzzards Bay, MA
  • Ventura County, CA
  • US EPA Environmental Technology Verification Program (ETV), B.C., Canada
  • La Pine, OR
  • Burnette, WA
  • NSF International testing and evaluation for Standard 40, 245, and 350

Recent Business and Technology Awards

  • 2012 President’s “E” Award (USA) for Excellence in Exports
  • 2011 Kansas Governor Exporter of the Year
  • 2011 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award (Decentralized Commercial Outlets)
  • 2011 New Product of the Year (Recycling) – BioBarrier® MBR System – Environmental Protection Magazine (EPOnline)
  • 2010 North American Technology Innovation Award (Water/Wastewater) – Frost & Sullivan
  • 2009 Exporter of the Year Award, Environmental – ThinkGlobal / Commercial News USA (Official publication of the US Dept. of Commerce)
  • 2009 Technology Merit Business Achievement Award, Water/Wastewater – Environmental Business Journal (EBJ)

Technical Downloads

BioSTORM Product Brochure

BioSTORM Product Brochure

BioSTORM Installation, Operation & Maintenance Manual

BioSTORM Installation, Operation & Maintenance Manual

BioSTORM downloads and Specifications

Unit Size Flow Capacity StormTEE Diameter Internal Piping Diameter File Type
BioSTORM 0.5 0.5 CFS 8 inch 8 inch DXF  PDF
BioSTORM 1.0 1 CFS (450 GPM) 8 inch 8 inch DXF  PDF
BioSTORM 1.5 1.5 CFS (675 GPM) 8 inch 12 inch DXF  PDF
BioSTORM 3.0 3 CFS (1,350 GPM) 16 inch 12 inch DXF  PDF
BioSTORM 5.0 5 CFS (2,250 GPM) 16 inch 12 inch DXF  PDF
BioSTORM 10.0 10 CFS (4500 GPM) (2) 16 inch DXF  PDF

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PLEASE NOTE: In order to open the zipped CAD version, you must have zip compression software, such as WinZip or QuickZip. In order to view the CAD (.dxf) file, you must have installed CAD viewing software, Release 12 or newer. The PDF format can be viewed by installing Adobe Acrobat Reader (4.0 or newer). Click on the images to the right to download either Adobe FREE Acrobat Reader or QuickZip.

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About Us

The company was formed in 2003 as an independent distributor of the MicroSepTec product line and other related products. Over the next 10 years, we grew with our specifiers, installers and service providers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Recognizing that we were only serving a portion of our customers’ needs, the company rebranded as GTS in 2013 and expanded to provide an even broader range of systems and components to the water treatment industry read more ...

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