New Albany Stormwater

Latex Paint Drying

Latex Paint Drying Instructions

To identify latex paint, read the instructions.
The will indicate that rollers & brusher can be cleaned using soap & water.

  1. Remove lid from paint container.
  2. Add sand or clay-based cat litter to the paint unitl there are equal parts of absorbant and paint. Stir until mixed.
  3. Place the uncovered container in a well-ventilated area until mixture has hardened.
  4. Dispose of uncovered* container with your regular trash.

TIP: When drying out paint form a container that is more than half full, line a sturdy cardboard box with a garbagebag. Alternate between pouring absorbent (sand or catlitter) & paint into the lined box until the paint container is empty**. Stir untill mixed. Finish the process by following steps 3 and 4 from above.

*Leaving the containers uncovered lets the trash hauler now that the paint has been hardened - otherwise it will likely not be picked up.
**Empty paint containers can be disposed of in your regular trash.

 
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Chris Gardner

Stormwater Utility/Flood Control District Director 
812-945-1989
2113 Grant Line Road
New Albany, IN 47150

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812-948-5399
After hours please call
Phil Aldridge
Field Supervisor
812-697-3429
Brandon Sailings
Stormwater System Maintenance/Field Data Collection
502-558-1507