Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
Why doesn't your dad look into a filtration/ circulation system meant for car washes. That way the water will be cleaned and circulated. I work in a wash bay for a heavy equipment rental place and we have a system that works very well. This is the way my system works.
Dirty water into holding tank - pumped into first settlement chamber, overflows into second settlement chamber, pumped into filtration system, goes through 3 course to medium filter pad chambers, then pumped through a fine filter pad chamber, then it either goes to a pressure washer to wash or flows back into the first settlement chamber for constant circulation.
The only maintenance I do is. Once every 2wks I put a bag of chemical in the filter chamber. Maybe once every 3months I pull the fine filter out and pressure wash it clean then put it back in. The fine filter chamber is basically a pressurized canister filter.
I apologize for the lengthy response.
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