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ECAR Fact Sheet for Ohio: Floordrains

Floor drains in many industrial facilities have been found to empty into surface waters, or into septic fields. Floor drains, especially those built when designers and contractors were much less environmentally conscious than they are now, can be full of surprises. The discharge of wastewater from the shop floor has been known to cause serious and costly soil and groundwater contamination problems.

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Description Floor drains in many industrial facilities have been found to empty into surface waters, or into septic fields. Floor drains, especially those built when designers and contractors were much less environmentally conscious than they are now, can be full of surprises. The discharge of wastewater from the shop floor has been known to cause serious and costly soil and groundwater contamination problems.
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Subject
Source Automotive Recyclers Association
Keyword Wastewater discharge trail; Sanitary sewers; Industrial waste waters; Public wastewater treatment plant (POTW)
Selector Jund
Date Of Record Creation 2004-04-14 14:24:10
Date Last Modified 2004-05-13 13:54:57
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2004-04-14 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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