Wastewater Treatment

The term “wastewater” may seem self-explanatory, but the reality of wastewater is complex, and the treatment of the myriad varieties of wastewater requires a company with a diverse skill set and asset portfolio. Reco Biotechnology is expert in non-hazardous industrial and commercial wastewater treatment and disposal.

Custom Wastewater Treatment Facility

Reco Biotechnology operates a wastewater treatment facility in Richmond, VA for all nonhazardous liquid waste, and we are a Centralized Waste Treatment (CWT) facility. This means that we treat or recover nonhazardous industrial waste, oily waste, and organic-bearing waste from off-site.

Wastewater Materials Accepted for Treatment

Some examples of materials accepted for treatment at our site include:

  • Manufacturing by-products
  • Off-specification commercial chemical products
  • Groundwater from environmental remediation
  • Other non-hazardous liquid wastes
  • Sludges and semi pumpable, non hazardous materials

Wastewater materials accepted for treatment include:

  • Organics, oils and greases
  • Pumpable viscous liquids
  • Contaminated storm water
  • Condensate from AST’s & UST’s
  • Remediation project waters
  • Laundry wastewater
  • Industrial process water
  • Rinsate from tanker rinse-out
  • Inks and dyes
  • Sump and OWS contents
  • Drawing oils and waters
  • Metalworking fluids and coolants
  • Soap, cleaners and surfactants
  • Textile process water
  • Petroleum impacted water
  • Pharmaceutical wastewater
  • Rubber, plastics and latex
  • Lubricants and protectants
  • Food process water
  • Vehicle maintenance fluids
  • Off-spec commercial products
  • Agricultural process water
  • Paint process water

How to Engage Our Wastewater Treatment Services

Before we can accept your non-hazardous liquid waste and wastewater products, a Non-Hazardous Waste Profile Summary must be submitted. Included in that summary is a Generator’s Certification that the material does not meet the definition of a hazardous waste. Reco Biotechnology reserves the right to require samples and/or analytical data for materials submitted for treatment.

Wastewater Treatment Forms

Before delivering any wastewater materials to Reco Biotechnology, please review our Facility Acceptance Forms and complete a Material Data Certification Sheet (MDCS) or a Non-Hazardous Waste Profile Summary (NHWP).

If you have any wastewater treatment needs, please contact us today!

Virginia’s Non-Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment & Disposal Experts

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Full Service Soil Remediation

We use bioremediation to successfully treat soil contaminated with a variety of petroleum fuels. Upon completion, soils are certified to below regulatory levels and can be re-used in construction and land restoration projects.

Vacuum Truck Pumping & Cleaning Services

Our hi-tech vacuum trucks are custom built and designed to meet the most challenging service needs. They easily handle removal and transport of liquids, sludge and a variety of fuels for recycling at our Richmond, VA facility.

Waste Water & Sludge Treatment

Our EPA certified Centralized Waste Treatment (CWT) facility in Richmond, VA can handle industrial waste water from manufacturing plants, chemical plants, power companies, military bases, food processors and others.

Waste & Fuel Drum Processing

Our drum processing unit handles a wide variety of containerized wastes and recyclable fuels, gasoline, and petroluem/water mixtures. Materials can be contained in drums, totes or other D.O.T containers for pickup or drop off at our Central VA facility.

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