Shane is being a little harsh (per usual) on this.
I suggest you visit another car wash and obtain permission to dump, in writing, and carry on...
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As a former car wash employee, and one of the poor schlubs who had to clean out the pits at both automated and self serve units, I feel that, as always, my two cents are quite a bit more valuable than the moniker assigned to the cliche suggests. The grandfather of my close childhood friend Josh owned carwashes in Noblesville, IN. The automated and one time wildly popular wash was called Car-A-Van (now Car Wash King), and the self serve unit across the street was Port Side. I worked at both.
We were routinely pissed at carpet cleaners and others coming on to private property and evacuating waste. Yes, PRIVATE PROPERTY. I am always amazed at how many people believe that a business is public property. What some of you fail to respect is the fact that for every responsible cleaner, there are 2 or 3 who decide to dump what amounts to sewage--complete with solids--into car wash bays. So to 1st Choice and others, you'll have to forgive these small business owners who are sick of cleaning up after slobs who trespass and dump sludge, fibers, sewage and debris onto their private property, and cannot identify you as one of the good guys or one of the bad guys.
Each bay has it's own recovery pit that fills up quickly. They are 3 or 4 feet deep and have to be dug out by hand on a weekly basis. At the end of that cycle, when you decide to dump your tank on private property and the pit is getting full, it can overflow and flood the entire lot with sewage. Then some zit faced loser has to clean it all up. That means the owner is paying an employee to render service not intended.
As a carpet cleaner, how do you feel when an over zealous customer picks up your wand and starts cleaning when you ran out to the truck to grab something? How do you feel when you have rolled up hose on a job and the client demands you clean under the sofa? Yeah, it's not a huge deal, but it's enough to make your blood boil. That's what you are doing when you dump filthy sewage water on a business owner's private property.
P.S. Give Shane a break. At one time I too thought he was a little harsh, then I figured out he is from NY and then it all made sense. Plus, he's usually right about stuff. He's definitely right on this one.