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Hot Asphalt Plant – Industrial Stormwater

California, USA

Hot Asphalt Plant - Industrial Stormwater

WaterTectonics worked with this northern California hot asphalt plant to reduce Total Suspended Solids (TSS) in their stormwater discharge. WaterTectonics had previously worked with the company, providing three systems for similar issues at other facilities. This site was located in a dense, urban environment with no space to install large settling ponds or storage systems. As with many projects by WaterTectonics, the process started with the client sending water samples to WaterTectonics for a treatability study. The study confirmed that settling or filtration alone would not be a sufficient or efficient way of reducing the TSS. WaterTectonics proposed its AcistBox chemical treatment system. A 600gpm system with mobile settling tanks and filtration were installed in a way that minimized impact to the client’s operations on site and fit within the existing infrastructure flow. WaterTectonics also assisted the client with designing modifications to the existing catchment system in a way that allowed for easy access to equipment and also segregated different flow streams in a way that maximized the performance of the overall system.