Wastewater Regulations Got You Down?

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Here at Full Circle Water, we talk a lot about wastewater regulations. Failing to follow proper water and wastewater regulations in your industry can subject you to major penalties, including wastewater fines and even jailtime. The impact of failing to follow regulations can be detrimental to the environment—especially the nearby ecosystems where wastewater is illegally dumped. Learn a little more

Why is Dirty Water Bad?

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We all know that dirty water is bad and no one wants to drink it, but why exactly is dirty water so bad? Dirty water can be dangerous, not just for humans who drink it, but the ecosystems that are affected. Dirty water is placed into three categories according to how unsafe and unsanitary it is. Let’s learn a little

How Can my Industry Help Decrease Water Stress?

Did you know that approximately 80% of wastewater is dumped back into the environment untreated? That’s a frightening statistic, especially when you consider that we’re facing water shortages. Why would we contaminate water when we’re already running out of the precious resource?   Everywhere you look, you can see evidence of global warming and the trouble planet earth is in

Who Polices Water?

As a wastewater producer, you might be struggling to figure out who polices water. And we aren’t talking about the people that police the lake you’re boating around in. 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 at least 12 different

Levels of Dirty Water

You know you have dirty water, but just how dirty is it? Dirty water is categorized by how unsanitary and unsafe it is. As part of an industry that produces wastewater, these categories should be on your radar.   Category 1 Water Category 1 water is the least harmful contaminated water. Typically, Category 1 water is water that has overflowed

Water Stress

How often do you think about the water crisis? Chances are that you don’t. You simply turn on your water faucet, and out comes fresh, clean water. That’s not the case for a lot of people in the world. Did you know that even though the residents of Flint, Michigan were given the all clear to drink their tap water

Industrial Wastewater Liability

Water pollution violations are far more common than they should be. Punishment can result in civil and criminal violations, which may or may not lead to jail time. Decisions are typically dependent upon whether or not defendants understood that what they were doing was a violation of the federal Clean Water Act and continued to do it anyway. The Clean