Wastewater Disposal & Treatment

Wastewater Disposal

Wastewater is not allowed to be deposited in the streets or storm drains, it can be discharged into the sewer system or used on landscaping.  To establish the correct method of disposal, it is necessary to know the type of pollutants that are in the wastewater and it may require a laboratory analysis.

As an all-inclusive transportation and disposal services, eWaste accepts:

  • Organic and liquid waste collection
  • Non Hazardous liquid waste such as grease trap
  • Car wash sump
  • Non contact cooling water
  • Paper manufacturing
  • Food manufacturing such as cheese, whey, and milk waste

 

What is Wastewater?

Wastewater is liquid waste that is discharged by domestic residences, commercial properties, industry, agriculture, it most often contains contaminant when mixing wastewater from different origins.  When wastewater has been treated and cleaned of all contaminants, it can be reused as drinking water.

Wastewater is considered as used water. It includes substances that can be harmful to the environment such as human waste, scraps of food scraps, oils, soaps and chemicals. In homes this water includes water from bathroom sinks, bathroom showers, bathtubs and bathroom toilets, as well as kitchen sinks, washing machines and dishwashers. Businesses and industries contribute to provide used water that must be cleaned as well.

Why is Wastewater Treatment Important?

It’s important to treat wastewater for our health and for the environment as well. Many of our ecosystems can be damaged if wastewater is not properly treated and returned into the environment. Most of the water used by homes, industries, and businesses must be treated before it is released back to the environment.