Calgary and throughout Alberta since 2001
We use water as a dust control measure during construction activities, particularly in arid or dry regions where dust can be a significant problem. The basic principle behind using water to control dust is to trap the dust particles in the air and prevent them from becoming airborne. There are several ways in which we use water to control dust during construction, including:
- Watering down work areas: This involves spraying water directly onto the ground, roads, or other work surfaces to keep the dust from becoming airborne. This method is particularly effective for controlling dust from earth-moving equipment and other heavy machinery.
- Water sprays: Water sprays can be used to directly target dust generated by construction activities, such as drilling, blasting, or cutting. These sprays are often mounted on equipment or fixed structures and can be adjusted to control the volume and direction of water.
- Water trucks: Water trucks can be used to spray water onto roads and other surfaces to keep dust down. These trucks are often equipped with a water tank and a spray bar that can be adjusted to control the amount and direction of water.
- Fogging systems: Fogging systems use a combination of water and compressed air to create a mist that can trap dust particles in the air. These systems are particularly effective for controlling dust in large indoor or outdoor areas.
We can effectively use water for controlling dust during construction activities. However, it is important to use water in a way that does not result in excessive water use or runoff, which can lead to erosion and other environmental problems. We ensure this doesnt happen.
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