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Treatment of water from car washes

  • Simple and Robust
  • Fulfils the The National Environment Protection Board demands
  • Extremely easy to care for
  • Low invenstment costs
  • Very Low energy running costs
  • Based on natural materials and methods
  • Takes responsibility for the whole environmental chain

This is a new, simple and robust treatment technique based on filtering in a peat/coal substrate. The pollutants stick and decompose in the substrate which is replaced every other year and burned.

The difference with similar methods is the lower volume of substrate compared to the treated amount of wash water. The cost of the filter substrate is low due to it mainly being composed of peat and recycled ash.

In the normal case (5-6000 washes/year) a volume of only about 10m3 is required, which is filled in a tank placed above ground. The facilty is simple, very robust and takes care of itself. In the event of any stoppage, it alerts via an SMS message.

This method has been in testing for about 2 years and is confirming the purification ability of the equipment.

An advantage over other techniques is that it uses existing installations. If an oil separator is present, that is normally sufficient without requiring additional tanks. The installation takes less than 2 days and the carwash doesn't have to be turned off.

Maintenance is minimized to 2 times a year and the filter exchanged every 2 years.

Scopes of use:

Carwashes, Do-It-Yourself washes, Workshops,
Surface waters, etc

Fill out the form ”Car wash inquiry” for cost quotes and additional information.