Lack of Best Practices

It’s an unfortunate but true fact. There is a lack of industry standards when it comes to not only wastewater discharge, but a slew of other best practices. Best practices maintain a standard of quality. Best practices may be methods or techniques that are accepted as superior when compared to all other methods and techniques. These best practices produce the

Ongoing Maintenance for Water Filtration Systems

Investing in a water filtration system, like a filter press, can be a huge commitment. While filter presses are the most effective solution for taking care of slurry and wastewater, the upfront cost can be intimidating. The efficiency a filter press will create—in addition to eliminating the fear of violating wastewater discharge regulations—is well worth the cost. In order to

Lack of Universal Wastewater Discharge Standards

Being part of an industry that produces slurry water and wastewater can be difficult. With a lack of universal wastewater discharge standards for, it might be hard to determine which regulations you need to follow.   Within an industry that produces wastewater—whether it’s the concrete industry or you’re dealing with professional car wash wastewater—you have to be mindful of wastewater

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

Filter Press vs. Centrifuge

Are you trying to determine the best dewatering technique for your industry or unique application? A centrifuge is a machine that spins rapidly and applies centrifugal force to the contents inside in order to separate them. It typically separates liquids from solids. A filter press uses filters and pressure to separate solids and liquids. When deciding between a filter press

Making the Wrong Decision in Equipment

Choosing the right piece of equipment for the job is easier said than done sometimes. Think about the first time you bought a car (or even a home). It was a stressful experience, wasn’t it? You worried you wouldn’t choose the best option for you. Maybe you worried about sticking to your budget while still meeting each one of your

Can I Overpressure my Filter Press?

If you’re investing money into a filter press, you want to be sure that you are running it properly. Not only should you make sure you invest in the right size filter press for your industry, you’ll want to clearly understand when the filter press is full and make sure you don’t overpressure it. You do have the potential to

Fear of Operating a Water System

Working in a certain industry, like stone, concrete, glass and tile, or petroleum means you will be producing waste and slurry water. Many industries struggle with a way to treat their slurry water, and all too often they rely on ineffective methods. They may know about the effectiveness of a water system like a filter press, but they have a

How Do I Know my Filter Press is Full?

A huge part of maintaining your filter press to ensure it runs efficiently is operating it properly. As with any piece of equipment, if you’re running it incorrectly it is more likely to malfunction and need maintenance work. To avoid that problem all together, be sure your staff is properly trained. Among other important steps, they should be aware of

How to Not Get Mothballed

Have you ever heard the term, “mothballing”? Defined simply, it’s the act of keeping broken, unusable equipment in a corner where it collects dust and takes up space. Businesses typically intend to get the equipment fixed and running again, but it ends up as a pile of junk in the corner. Considering the investment people make in this type of