Industrial Wastewater Treatment


 Clean Harbors operates seven wastewater treatment facilities.
Clean Harbors operates seven wastewater treatment facilities.

As the leader among liquid waste disposal companies, Clean Harbors can get your wastewater needs under control with a wide range of treatment technologies for liquid and semi-liquid hazardous and non-hazardous wastewater. 

Through our network of facilities located across North America, we can accept industrial wastewater and liquid hazardous waste for treatment and disposal in bulk and drum and via rail. For materials that cannot be treated, we also provide wastewater incineration.

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Types of Industrial Wastewater Treated

  • Inorganic wastewater 
  • Organic wastewater 
  • Listed hazardous wastewater 
  • RCRA wastewater with heavy metals 
  • RCRA wastewater with organics 
  • Non-hazardous wastewater 
  • Oil and water mixtures 
  • CERCLA hazardous wastewater 
  • TSCA, RCRA/TSCA and non-TSCA PCB wastewater

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Technologies

  • Chemical oxidation and reduction 
  • Acid/Base neutralization 
  • Chemical precipitation of metals 
  • Flocculation 
  • Filtration 
  • Carbon adsorption 
  • Supercritical fluid extraction 
  • Biological treatment 
  • Oil/Water separation