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Carpet Cleaners
Wastewater from carpet and upholstery cleaning often contains: 
  • harsh chemicals
  • detergent
  • carpet fibers
  • dirt
which can be harmful to our creeks, lakes and ponds. The wastewater should never be disposed of into storm drains or onto the ground.

Example of carpet cleaning discharge.
Carpet cleaning discharge

This information sheet explains requirements and best pradtices for the carpet cleaning industry.

Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the Carpet Cleaning Industry