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Re: Latex Paint Brush Wash



Possibly a wastewater evaporatoe would work.

Use the IWRC vendor database to locate the companies that make them:
http://www.iwrc.org/newvendor/index.cfm
Select wastewater from the dropbox
then select wastewater evaporators from the dropbox

Good luck,
Sue Schauls
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Del Mar, Ronald A" <Ronald_A_Del_Mar@RL.gov>
To: <P2tech@great-lakes.net>
Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 3:55 PM
Subject: Latex Paint Brush Wash


> We have a paint shop that is hooked up to a septic system.  The wash water
> the painters generate when they clean paint brushes used with latex paint
> cannot be discharged to the septic system because the septic system is
only
> permitted for non-industrial, domestic type discharges.  Short of drumming
> up the latex brush wash and finding some kind of disposal facility, does
> anybody have any innovative ideas for how to minimize/manage this waste
> stream.  It is not hazardous waste.  We estimate that this brush wash
> contains about 1 oz of paint per gallon of water.
>
> Ron Del Mar
> Fluor Hanford
> Environmental Field Services
> Richland, WA 99352
> (509) 376-2186
> Fax (509) 372-1694
> ronald_a_del_mar@rl.gov
>
>
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