b'ADVERTORIAL Wet saw challenges does that take?Other aqueous challenges on site Electrical safetysuch close prox-with a wet tile saw might include:imity to water needs special atten- Finding a convenient water source tion. Risk of electric shock is great- Isitacontinuoussourceorwiller in areas that are wet or damp.you need to haul water in contain-Under extreme winter conditions, ers to the worksite? This can provedoyouhaveorneedawater to be quite a challenge, especiallyheater? Its just one more piece of if you are working in a multi-levelequipment to haul around.building.Ontheotherweatherspectrum,Isthesourcecleananduncon- extreme heat, do you need to keep taminated to use with your settingthe water cool?materials and tools?Then thoughts on water conserva- Do you have a drain or line con- tion kick back in. How much am I nectionfordrainingtheexcessgoing to use, how much will go to water,oragain,areyoucollect- waste,and,justwhoispayingfor ing and transporting to a disposalthiswater?Andfinally,wheream location? I going to safely dispose of all thatCan you use a pump to recirculatecontaminated water? the water supply?Improper disposal of waste waterSettingupacontainmentareatocanbecostly.Asidefrompossible avoidsprayanddustisespecial- fines and penalties, it can clog pipes lyimportantwhentendingtoaand pollute water drainage systems. remodeling job. Tents, tarps, trapsIllegaldumpingcanleadtoon-and trays: OMG! How much timethe-spot fines for both the individual andtheiremployer.Thenthereis the time necessary to separate solids fromliquidandagain,properdis-posalofboth.Isdilutionthereal solution to pollution? Probably not.According to Mike DeGiusti, presi-dent of Terra-Mar, Inc. of Oklahoma City,aNTCAFive-StarContractor, Inourpartofthecountry,wedo notcomeacrosstoomanyrestric-tions when it comes to disposing of contaminated water, but it is almost alwaysaconcernofourcrew. We wanttobesureweareleavinga goodwaterfootprintwheneverwe Wet saw. can.Whenbiddingprojects,these TileLetter | October 201993'