Saveco Beast Septage FOG Sludge Screening

SAVÉCO Beast For Septage/FOG/Sludge Screening

The Beast by SAVÉCO

Envirep recently demonstrated The Beast at a Maryland wastewater facility. The demonstration was a huge success!

The BEAST is not just for septage and has proven its flexibility over and over again on the toughest loads. Whether it is screening debris from septage trucks or removing inorganic material from fats, oils, and grease (FOG), The BEAST handles them all.

The name “Beast” is very appropriate. Check out the video to the right captured during a demonstration.

Many wastewater treatment plants accept trucked-in-waste such as septic tank waste, FOG waste (fats, oils, and grease), municipal sludge, and industrial waste that contains solids such as rocks, rags, plastics, grease, and other debris. If not removed from the waste stream, this debris can damage downstream equipment by clogging pumps and valves, decreasing treatment efficiency, and causing problems with dewatering equipment, sludge digesters, and tertiary filters.

The Beast is a self-contained, fully-automated receiving station that quickly removes debris and solids from the liquid in hauled-in-waste trucks allowing a typical septage truck to unload in 5 to 10 minutes. The septage receiving station is enclosed to ensure safety protocol and contain offensive odors.

The Beast by SAVÉCO

Features of The Beast by SAVÉCO

The BEAST is unique for a reason. The short influent tank allows the debris-laden liquid to discharge directly into the rotating drum screen. As the screen rotates, debris is captured on flights that carry the debris around the drum screen and deposit them into the auger trough. From the trough, the debris is conveyed by the auger into the washing/dewatering zones.

There is no need for a rock trap or high-maintenance grinders with the BEAST. The screen and auger remove the rocks. Rags and large debris are no problem for the BEAST. Dumpsters receiving discharge from the BEAST have contained towels, T-shirts, screwdrivers, rocks, straws, and other debris.

Enviro-Care Beast Used for FOG and Septage Screening at a Maryland Wastewater Treatment Plant - Saveco
The Beast at a Maryland Wastewater Treatment Plant

The dual drive feature allows the screen and auger to rotate independently and adapt to the debris load. The drum screen is at a 25° angle and rotates slower than the auger, which allows for better capture. The auger rotates faster to quickly remove the debris. The screen drive is located at the top of the drum and eliminates support arms at the influent end of the drum. This provides a full, unobstructed path for the flow to enter the drum. The rotating drum’s perforated plate screen, triple seal, exterior cleaning brush, and water spray nozzles provide a high capture rate, minimize by-pass, and keep even small solids, including hair, inside the screen drum.

Schedule a free onsite demo to see firsthand how you can use The Beast by SAVÉCO for septage, FOG, or sludge screening.

Contact Envirep

Envirep/TLC serves the municipal and industrial water and wastewater market in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Do you need help selecting the right equipment for your application? Contact Envirep at 717-761-7884 or

By Dwight Swan, Sales Engineer at Envirep