Oil Clean-up - Break
Down of Petroleum Hydrocarbons
A tractor repair facility uses a 600-gallon recirculating oil/water separator and steam
cleaner system to pressure wash tractors. Oily wastewater determined to be hazardous
collects in the separator system. BioWorld® Liquid Optimizer and Hydrocarbon Digesting
Microbes were added to treat oil. After three days, breakdown and digestion of the
petroleum hydrocarbons was apparent. On-going weekly treatments continued to digest the
oily waste into non-hazardous substances.