Case study: Storm Drain Contamination


Improved Environmental Impact

Automated wash system used excess water and contaminated storm drain system

• Resulted in in >$100,000 fine for customer

• JLE was brought in to replace automated system/correct violations

JLE Solution

• JLE discovers system is over-engineered, resulting in a wall of water flowing from the equipment into the parking lot

• JLE removes extra nozzles, and unnecessary top brush system

• JLE constructs a catch-basin + sump pump mechanism to retrieve water from storm drain back to the wash bay


• Distribution Center utility bill reduced (water, sewer & electricity savings)

• City environmental authorities approve of storm drain protection

• CDL/Hostler time freed up from moving equipment to/from wash bay

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Ridgefield WA 98642

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Ridgefield WA 98642