Coal ash, or coal combustion residuals (CCRs), the waste from coal-fired power plants, contains contaminants like mercury, cadmium, arsenic and chromium, which are associated with serious health effects. Often collected in coal ash ponds adjacent to natural waterways, this industrial waste is subject to new EPA regulations, along with increased pressure to close or relocate many of the collection ponds.
Chemistries, such as coagulants and flocculants, are commonly used in the process of cleanup and dewatering of coal ash ponds. Dober’s Water Treatment portfolio offers natural chemistry solutions for treating contaminated water before it is released into the environment.
These environmentally friendly and cost-effective solutions can make a positive impact on the bottom line of your coal ash projects.