mop water Articles

  • Mop Water Treatability

    The samples were tested at our facility on Thursday, March 20, 2003. Visually the samples were a homogeneous mixture of mop water, oil, and metals. The initial pH was 10.5 and the conductivity was 7,500 μS.The sample was ozonated at a setting of 35% of capacity (35% of 3.9 gm/hour) or 1.37 gm/hour in the stabilization column for 12 hours. There appeared to be very little separation of oils ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Skimmer technology - An appraisal of mop skimmer technology case study

    Skimmer technology offers many alternative types such as mop, disc, drum, brush, belt, tube or weir skimmers. 1.0 Background A World patent was awarded to Shell international in 1967, for the use of a continuous belt of material, synthetic or otherwise, which would remove oil from the surface of water, by means of adsorption or absorption. From that time until the ...

  • The Hidden Dangers of Industrial Mop Water, Examining little-known threats to the environment & wastewater treatment processes

    When we think of mop water, most likely we think of our kitchen floor. In industrial plants, however, mop water could contain a toxic blend of chemicals that are mopped off the floor, and sometimes end up in our rivers, streams and municipal wastewater systems. While we consider the health of our environment, we don’t necessarily realize the hidden dangers of mop water. This article will ...

  • Need a swifter, safer way to mop up toxic waste? Blue goo may do.

    Scouring radioactive waste usually means just that. Scrub with soap and water, pails and brushes. Repeat. If it sounds messy, it is—and dangerous too for those exposed to dust and contaminated wastewater.  Hawaii-based CBI Polymers says it's come up with a better way to clean up nuclear waste. The firm's blue goo may not look high-tech; all you do is pour it. But as the ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • Water treatment helping cars stay cool - automotive industry: Orlando, Florida

    A manufacturer of air-conditioning line connectors for automobiles was required by the city to meet new sewer discharge standards. They had been using a system of gravity separation which did not address suspended solids or soluble metals. Their wastewater is generated from 3 sources; mop water, parts deburring and polishing, and floor scrubber water. They generate approximately 6,000 gpd of ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • Case study - oil removal from oil water separator

    Customer: Food Processor; forming and precooking prepared food items for the fast food industry.  Plant located in Upstate New York. The Problem: Customer operates three shifts of production.  The third shift is responsible for washing and sanitizing all food process equipment and surrounding areas.  Oil and grease from sausage and ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • Dan Theobald increasingly recognized for Water related Efficiency Results

    Dan Theobald increasingly recognized for Water related Efficiency Results January 21, 2013 Simpsonville, SC – Daniel L. Theobald of Environmental Services Please give me the opportunity to share with you my recent articles in prominent Environmental Publications on my work in the Water and ...

  • “Wastewater Wise” Articles by Dan Theobald, Greenville, SC resident - Editorial Team Member of Grand View Media’s Water Technology!

    Thanks for this opportunity to share resources promoting a healthy Environment; free to access below: As an Editorial Team Member (http://www.esdlt.com/articles-authored-by-dan-theobald-published-on-wastewater-processing/) with Grand View Media, monthly repeat acknowledgements are published for educating professionals and the general public promoting a healthy Environment. Also, Water Today ...

  • Dan Theobald-WaterExpertDan talks Water Conservation Live on WDAF-TV FOX4 KC

    Entire Interview: Interviewer: So thank you! Well, with current water restrictions across California, Earth Day is a perfect time to talk about conserving water. This morning, we got WaterExpert, Dan Theobald, here with saving H2O. Dan, Water Man! WaterExpert Dan: Thank you, thank you. ...

  • Inland diesel spill case study

    Introduction In January 2000 an oil spill occurred in the North of England. It was estimated up to 30,000 litres of diesel fuel had escaped the fuel storage tanks of a major factory due to a burst pipe. Fortunately most of the spilled oil found its way to a nearby drainage facility owned by the local Water Authority. Due to neglect the drainage outlet pipe that feeds ...

  • Golf club manufacturer case study

    Scope This major golf club manufacturer was regularly dumping water from a drawing process, floor scrubbers, mop water and waste coolant. Before the equipment installation, over 2,000 gallons of waste water were hauled each week at a considerable cost. The customer established a goal to purify water so that it could discharge to the sewer and to reduce waste. ...


    By Separation Dynamics

  • The case of the flooded carpet - aggressive action to prevent mold

    One of the worst sensations a homeowner can experience is the “squishy” sound and feel of walking on a flooded carpet. In most cases, a water–soaked carpet is a goner. This is especially so if the water came from a flooded stream or a massive storm. These waters carry silt, and possibly sewage from flooded septic systems or overflowing sewage treatment plants. Water that has ...

  • Offshore oil spill clean up case study

    In the event of a major incident occurring offshore, for example a tanker casualty running aground or breaking up for any reason, it is of paramount importance to deploy emergency response to protect and save human life. Once this has been done an assessment of the casualty should be made on whether it is possible to salvage the vessel and its contents and to assess the type and amount of oil ...

  • Tractive force design for self-cleansing of sanitary sewers

    The new edition of the WEF FD 5/ASCE MOP 60 manual recommends use of the tractive force approach for self-cleansing design of gravity sanitary sewers. The tractive force approach is a major improvement in designing gravity sewers to achieve self-cleansing. This approach results in a self-cleansing slope value, Smin, for the combination of sewer diameter, design particle size, d, and design ...

  • Grease skimmer conquers the most demanding interceptor pit

    North Star Steel, a seamless pipe mini-mill in Youngstown, Ohio, needed a cost-effective, low maintenance solution to oil and grease contamination of their descaling water system, including the sand beds filtering this circulating water. During a day's operation, up to 100 gallons of oil and grease from open gears, drive chains, bearings and other sources get washed into wastewater flumes by ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Hard Surface Furniture Cleaners: Eliminating Grime And Allergens

    Hard surface furniture cleaners are the foremost tool for maintaining cleanliness in commercial areas, such as movie theaters, conference halls, hotels, spas, schools, libraries, and similar locations. These machines are used for cleaning wood, metal, vinyl, and other types of hard surface furniture. You need upholstery cleaners to clean entire carpets, seat fabric, and similar material. Hard ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Time to Ban Clay for Oil Spill Cleanup

    The Silent Menace that Government Agencies Can No Longer Ignore Every day in the United States - and beyond - government agencies, fleet managers, auto mechanics, gas and service stations and hundreds of thousands of consumers violate US hazardous waste laws by throwing clay-based oil spill cleanup products into the trash, bound for a landfill where it will contribute to the pollution of aquifers ...


  • Skimming Oily Wastewater

    As large generators of oily wastewater tighten effluent controls, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is targeting smaller generators. Some of the firms receiving their attention are smaller manufacturing plants, automotive garages, mobile equipment service shops and truck farms. Many of these firms do not have access to a sanitary sewer system that will accept oily wastewater. Because ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Case study - oil removal prior to evaporation

    Customer: Locomotive Service Company located in Texas - repair and maintenance of railroad locomotives and cars. The Problem: Customer installed a water evaporator system to reduce waste water volume and disposal costs.  Evaporator system included a small oil/water settling tank, but no oil skimming system.  Customer needed an automatic ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • Case study – oil removal from central collection basin

    Customer Profile: Largest manufacturer of newspaper stock and toilet tissue in Toronto, Canada using recycled paper as the primary ingredient in their production process.  Customer collects paper, newsprint and magazines from “blue boxes” and other sources throughout Ontario Province.  Customer separates the paper collected and makes recycled paper ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

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