Simple Waste Water Treatment For Concrete Producers

In 2011, a company operating ready mixed concrete plants was fined $740,000 for violating the Clean Water Act. The company also was required to pay $8,000,000 into a remediation fund for site clean-up at various locations. Fortrans Inc in Wendell NC manufactures self-contained pH control systems that can easily solve this problem for the producers.

Treating and Recycling Concrete Process Water

May 29, 2010 · Recycling process water There are a number of automated commercial systems available designed for recycling concrete materials and process water. These systems have established their presence within the ready-mixed concrete industry, and the manufacturers have begun to target the precast industry.

Waste wash water recycling in ready-mixed concrete plants ...

Mar 01, 2001 · Production of large amounts of waste wash water coming from ready-mixed concrete plants leads to problems of environmental impact. National laws usually prohibit the disposal of such types of water, due to their extremely high pH value and suspended matter amount, and require the water to be treated prior to discharge. prEN 1008 provides for recycling waste water in the production of new ...

Waste wash water recycling in ready-mixed concrete plants

Production of large amounts of waste wash water coming from ready-mixed concrete plants leads to problems of environmental impact. National laws usually prohibit the disposal of such types of ...

Concrete Recycling Systems - MEKA Concrete Plants

A concrete plant equipped with a recycling unit is able to re-use all the components from concrete wastes: aggregates, sand & water. It may seem like the amount per truck mixer is not much but on the long run, it may reaches high and reasonable numbers.

Stormwater Best Management Practices: Concrete Washout

unused concrete can be returned to the ready mixed plant and either (1) used to pour precast concrete products (e.g., highway barriers, retaining wall blocks, riprap), (2) used to pave the ready mixed plant’s yard, (3) washed into a reclaimer, or (4) dumped on an impervious surface and allowed to harden,

What to do with "concrete waste" at any type of concrete plant.

Recycle excess concrete materials. There are ample opportunities now to recycle. Plastic concrete can be put through a concrete reclaimer to make aggregate suitable for further concrete production. Hardened concrete can be crushed to make an excellent base material with a lot of great uses today.

Top 4 Environmental Compliance Issues at Concrete Plants

Needless to say, I've seen the best and the worst out there. Regardless of your size, product, or organization structure, there's some common environmental issues at every concrete plant I've ever been too. 1. Stormwater. By and large the concrete industry has figured out how to handle process water.

READY-MIXED CONCRETE PLANTS

The facility is a permanent dry batch concrete plant. Makeup water is from the city of Anywhere=s potable water supply system. Wastewater is generated by the washing of the inside of the truck mixer drums and the outside of the trucks. The wash water is collected in an earthen basin. There is generally no discharge from the basin.

Concrete Washout | Water Management Best Practices | ChemREADY

Concrete Washout Water Management. Matec’s Concrete Water Recycling (CWR) plant removes surplus water derived from washing cement mixers, pumps, mixers and buckets. When combined with Disol 5000 (grease trap), the plant also solves the problem of water derived from washing wheels and tires of trucks exiting construction sites.