GULFPORT, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
There may be no greater assault on the environment than that which is delivered by a commercial truck wash. Each day hundreds of truck washes across America, spew tens of thousands of gallons of toxic water into storm sewers, retention ponds, rivers, lakes and dwindling sources of fresh water.
In an age of wide-spread water shortages, water conservation and pollution control are growing concerns in cities across the country. Polluted by road grime, degreasers, road salts, detergents and any number of environmentally toxic chemicals, the waste water generated by truck washes has become a high priority target for new city ordinances and regulations.
This was a lesson quickly learned by Louis Normand, CEO of Pro Wash Systems, when he first looked into building a commercial truck wash. The current regulations he faced were substantial and the trend toward even greater regulation was growing. Future regulatory hurdle promised to be daunting and inhibitive to the task of building a truck wash.
But, instead of giving up on plans for a truck wash built on site with American Truck Group’s large truck dealership, Normand embraced the challenge to build the ultimate green truck wash. One that not only cleans trucks but cleans the environment too.
The beginning concepts were simple. Don’t use chemicals to clean trucks, recycle and conserve as much used water as possible and then capture any solid road toxins harvested in the truck wash process and rid the environment of them once and for all.
The result? Overwhelming city approval and sate-wide acclaim from the governor, clean water laboratories and the educational community. Simple concepts have turned into multiple patents pending and state-of-the-art technology. Pro-Wash Systems may be the cleanest greenest operating truck wash in the world.