The Scotts Pressure Wash infographic on water reclamation helps to learn more about how responsible actions can help save our environment. Pressure washing leaves buildings, vehicles and parking lots, but all the dirty water ends up in local waterways and then into the ocean with disastrous effects.
This runoff water contains cleaning products, toxic chemicals, dirt and sediment, heavy metals, oil, grease, and bacteria. 2 million tonnes of wastes enter the world's water supply every day which was equal to the weight of entire human population.
The amount of wastewater produced annually totals 6 times more water than exists in all the world's river put together. water pollution causes more than 14,000 deaths each day. The average pressure washer uses 2-3 gallons of water per minute.
With the right equipment, green pressure washing services it prevents waste water from ever entering local waterways. At Scotts, they fight with water pollution by
exceeding industry standards for water reclamation,
using only 100% biodegradable and phosphate free cleaners, &
Ensuring all technicians are certified in pollution prevention.
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