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Vehicle and Equipment Washwater Discharges/Best Management Practices Manual

 
Publication number Date Published Date Revised
95-056June 1995November 2012
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Author(s) Washington Department of Ecology/Water Quality Program
Description This guidance manual discusses the environmental concerns over discharges from washing the exterior surfaces of vehicles and equipment such as cars and/or trucks, and light or heavy equipment. It provides Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the collection, treatment, and disposal of waste water generated by large/commercial vehicle/equipment washing operations inSection 2. This document also provides guidance for pollution prevention by offering the “do’s and don’ts” of discharge control for some common types of operations in Section 3.
REQUEST A COPY The mission of the Department of Ecology is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington’s environment. To help us meet that goal, please consider the environment before you print or request a copy.

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Keywords waste, water, discharge, manual, vehicle, automotive, management, best management practices, equipment
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