World of Concrete 2020 Preview

Are you ready? It’s time to head to Las Vegas for World of Concrete 2020. The education part of the conference, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will take place from February 3 through February 7, and the exhibits will begin a day later on February 4. You can count on meeting industry professionals, networking with peers, seeing exciting

pH Control in Wastewater

So you’ve run your cement wastewater and slurry through a filter press to clean it, and it’s ready to be reused or dumped—WRONG! You’re on the right path by making sure it’s clean and by not dumping wastewater, but you need to make sure the pH balance of the water is at the appropriate level. This is especially important when

What the Mud Hen Can’t Do

If your industry produces slurry as a by-product, you probably know that it’s not always easy to deal with. You have to manage it carefully so that you don’t violate any wastewater discharge regulations. The Mud Hen is a great concrete slurry water system. But let’s talk about what it can’t do.   It Can’t Make Your Slurry Disappear The

Agencies that Regulate Water

Producing wastewater doesn’t come without some inconveniences. By now, you know you can’t simply dump that water down the drain or into freshwater resources. Depending on the state you live in, there will be different laws and agencies regulating wastewater discharge. For instance, if you’re in California, you can count on more than a couple handfuls of state and federal

The Importance of Ongoing Maintenance

Just like a car and your home appliances need regular maintenance, so does your water filtration equipment. Just think about what happens to your car if you don’t change the oil regularly or you forget to fill your tires with air. It’s equally important that you properly maintain your slurry water system.   Investing in a slurry water system is

Lacking Standards for Wastewater Discharge

It isn’t always easy to be in an industry—like concrete or stone fabrication—that produces slurry and wastewater. Discharge regulations can get tricky, and fines are tough. Are you struggling to understand what regulations you need to follow? Due to a lack of universal wastewater discharge standards, you aren’t alone.   No matter your industry, you always have to be mindful

Levels of Dirty Water

Just how dirty is your water? Water can be separated into three categories depending on how unsanitary and unsafe it is. As part of an industry that produces wastewater, it is something that you should have on your radar.   Category 1 Water Category 1 water is the least harmful contaminated water. It usually does not pose substantial harm if

What is Water Stress?

If you’re part of an industry that produces slurry and wastewater, you’re hopefully no stranger to recycling water. You know that wastewater cannot simply be dumped, that it needs to be treated first to remove chemicals and balance pH levels. Before we can fully understand the importance of recycling water and investing in dewatering equipment that can streamline the process

Choosing the Right Equipment

Are you struggling to choose the right piece of equipment for your company’s dewatering efforts? Choosing the right piece of equipment to invest in is not always an easy decision, especially when it is an expensive one. Just think about the first house you bought. It took a lot of work, didn’t it? Fearing that you will make the wrong

Concrete Waste Disposal

Working with concrete produces unique waste. Numerous industries deal with concrete, especially the construction industry.  Whether they are doing a demolition, remodeling, or building from the ground up, there are countless waste products they need to haul off the construction site. Even after considering the spare wood, tiling, and drywall that needs to be hauled away, concrete waste disposal is