Did You Know About The Clean Water Act
1. Storm drain pollution is against the law in Arizona
2. Waste water must be filtered prior to sewer discharge.
3. Property owner is responsible and considered the owner of the waste from cradle to grave. (Point of origin to the place of disposal)
4. Liability is shared between owner of building (generator), management and/or discharger (Vendor) and all may be assessed penalties and fines up to $15,000 a day plus $10 per gallon!
5. Frequently, interior drains are connected to sewer systems and exterior drains empty into the storm system, BUT NOT ALWAYS…
6. Biodegradable detergents are not always environmentally safe for storm drains and DO NOT remove most of the containments that lead to very expensive fines.
7. Grime Busters is environmentally trained and certified by the PWNA.
8. Grime Busters will provide customers with a pollution prevention voucher upon completion of service. (This check list will assure management that necessary precautions had been addressed on a check list)
Grime Busters Job Site Assessment enforcing the Clean Water Act
1. Locate Storm Drains
2. Locate Sewer Drains
3. Prevent off site water run-off
4. Achieve Zero discharge to storm drains
5. Remediate waste water to a 10 microns for Sewer discharge
Grime Busters Remediation Procedure
1. Block all access to Storm Drains
2. Establish run-off barricades
3. Apply necessary remediation
c. Waste disposal
Grime Busters Discharge and Disposal Procedure
1. Absorbents used to capture solid waste.
2. Waste water filtered to 10 microns and discharged into sewer.
3. When necessary, hazardous waste (Sludge) is disposed of at a licensed solid waste facility. Or, we will have it transported to our yard’s containment area to dry prior to disposal that meets EPA regulations.