1. Environmental Impacts Of Concrete Washout

    Concrete Washout Solutions takes seriously the potential environmental impacts of concrete washouts. Of course, we want to ensure that all of the equipment — from the truck drums to the chutes to the hand mixers — is efficiently cleaned and operating to its full capacity. But concrete washout services are not just about ensuring the functioning of the equipment. Our services are geared toward …Read More

  2. Concrete Washout Solutions: Our Services

    In our previous newsletter, we explored some of the common ways to deal with concrete washout on a construction site. This included hay bail and plastic-lined washout pits, which can be difficult to install, require a good deal of maintenance, and cause the concrete solids unacceptable for recycling. We also looked at vinyl containers, which have their advantages but are not suitable for larger jo…Read More

  3. Options For Concrete Washout: What Sets Us Apart

    There are a variety of job sites that call for concrete washout. As we discussed in our previous email, concrete is a mixture of cement, water, and aggregate material, and when concrete is used on a construction site, two things need to happen. One is that the concrete needs to be washed out from the trucks, chutes, tools, etc. before it hardens; and two, the resulting material must be collected a…Read More

  4. Four Keys To Proper Erosion Control

    Effects of Construction On Erosion Any new development or job site can lead to significantly increased erosion rates, which can have a multitude of negative effects on the environment and the surrounding community.   Not only can erosion from construction lead to slopes and embankments becoming unstable, but it can also result in: Destroyed ecosystems Degraded water supplies Increased flood hazar…Read More

  5. Concrete Washout Systems – What Are They? Why Does Your Job Site Need Them?

    Providing a proper place for washout is one of a concrete contractor’s biggest and most costly concerns once the sediment is poured. Nowadays, we know that a designated concrete washout area with silt fencing is simply not enough to effectively contain the contaminants of concrete in an environmentally friendly manner. Concrete Washout Solutions fully contains concrete washout water in our state…Read More