tank rinse procedure

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by kkapp, Apr 19, 2014.

  1. kkapp

    kkapp LawnSite Member
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    This is the end of the day you have finished up all of your applications what is your tank rinse procedure?

    What if you have leftover mixture?
     
  2. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    Depending on how much you have left,you can just add to it as long your mixing the same stuff.
     
  3. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    I learned at T. Green. We were always careful to drain and rinse our tanks--EVERY November. Usually not on their own (leased) property but on the vacant industrial lot next door. Otherwise we just added to the tank until it was full again.

    Keep in mind there is no easy way to get rid of the left over solution and rinsate--you can arrange to have it hauled away as toxic waste for a few hundred dollars, of course.
     
  4. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    This is where friends and family come in,free until gone.
     
  5. sprayboy

    sprayboy LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
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    Spray it the next day...it won't spoil
     
  6. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I don't have this issue I have a storm drain right off my driveway…. jk. I do wonder as well. If you have prodiamine in the tank will you let it sit over the weekend in the tank?
     
  7. Above Par Lawns

    Above Par Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
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