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by Mike McGinness, EcoShield Environmental Systems, Inc.

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Here is your chance to have wastewater treatment expert, Mike McGinness, answer your wastewater

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treatment, wastewater recycling and rinse water pretreatment questions. Mr. McGinness will try to field as many questions as possible and the NMFRC will maintain an archive of general interest questions and answers. There is no cost for this service. Please try to keep your questions appropriate for this format. Mr. McGinness cannot provide, in an e-mail exchange, highly detailed, site specific, or consulting-level responses. To ask your question, simply complete the form below.

Mr. McGinness is currently an environmental & chemical engineering consultant and the V.P. of Technology, EcoShield Environmental Systems, Inc., located in Houston, TX.

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Disclaimer: Mike McGinness is an independent consultant and is not employed by the EPA or NMFRC. Mr. McGinness offers answers to submitters’ questions in good faith, to the best of his knowledge. However, this nature of this forum limits him to the information provided by the submitter, and omits data derived firsthand from site visits. Often times, data and observations derived from visits to the facility can significantly improve the quality of diagnosis and suggested corrective action. Readers and submitters are encouraged to use these answers as a guideline only, and explore other available sources of information in greater detail before making key decisions or process changes.


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