PSAI 2015 Goals

PSAI 2015 Goals

Since becoming the executive director of Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) a year ago, Karleen Kos has set the association on a path of outreach and growth. We asked her about the direction of the association and her plans. What are your goals for PSAI? My goal is to be the best staff executive I [...]

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Protect and Serve

Protect and Serve

Dale Wallace isn’t the DC superhero Chemical King, but as the general manager of Green Way Products, a division of PolyPortables, LLC, he whips up fragrances to combat the evils of bad smells. Wallace began his career in the industry when he joined the James A Chemical company as operations director and chief formulator when [...]

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Ohio’s New Septic Rules Take Effect Jan. 1

Ohio’s New Septic Rules Take Effect Jan. 1

Ohio homeowners with septic systems will face new statewide rules on Jan. 1. The new regulations expand county health officials’ authority to require homeowners with bad systems to make repairs or upgrades. However, each county is handling it differently. Mahoning County will finalize their rules within the next few months. Trumbull County decided to allow [...]

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Waterjet Technology Association and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association

Waterjet Technology Association and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association

With 200 corporate members and 800 individuals, Waterjet Technology Association and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association (WJTA-IMCA) members are contractors, suppliers, end-users and other stakeholders in the environmental services, industrial cleaning, high-pressure waterjet/hydroblasting, vacuum truck and hydroexcavation industries among others. Staying safe One of the organization’s goals is to improve industry safety. They have published [...]

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Fulfilling a Need

Fulfilling a Need

When Phillip McCammon graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in business management, he had in-depth knowledge of cars and the wastewater industry from helping his dad and uncle at their liquid haul company in Austin, Texas. He wanted to build a business within the industry but didn’t want to compete with his dad [...]

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Sheridan Environmental Goes Mobile

Sheridan Environmental Goes Mobile

After working for his dad and uncle in their hauling business and graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in business management, Phillip McCammon knew he wanted to go into the wastewater business. He opened Sheridan Environmental to meet that need. PICKING THE PRESS The only problem was that McCammon didn’t know anything about [...]

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Looking For Greener Futures

Looking For Greener Futures

Many city leaders are undertaking projects which will help their cities. Georgetown Climate Center released a comprehensive study, “How Prepared Are U.S. States for Climate Change?” Their online tool enables users to see what cities and states are doing to prepare for climate change. According to an article on ecori.org, “Climate scientists have told Chicago [...]

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A Game Changer

A Game Changer

In 2010, Southland Organics burst onto the field with an odor-fighting formula that had obliterated the decaying sickening smell of the animal kill pits during the 2001 foot and mouth disease in England. “After learning that this formula could do that, I was sold on it and the things we could do with it,” says [...]

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Stinky Games

Stinky Games

Few smells can be more distracting than THE rank aroma of human waste. So imagine what was going through the Washington Nationals pitchers’ minds when they entered their bullpen this past summer to that unique smell. Their bullpen allows easy access to the Nationals Park service tunnel and is the best location for the sheer [...]

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HYDROBLASTING AUTOMATION, SAFETY AND EDUCATION FEATURED AT THE 2014 WJTA-IMCA EXPO

July 2, 2014, St. Louis, MO – The 2014 WJTA-IMCA (WaterJet Technology Association-Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association) Expo will be held October 14-15 in an exciting new venue — New Orleans at the Morial Convention Center. The Expo is the premier trade show dedicated to high-pressure waterjet/hydroblast tools, equipment and services; industrial vacuum trucks and [...]

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Ask Yourself, Then Your Agent!

Ask Yourself, Then Your Agent!

There are many circumstances which arise while conducting business which require additional insurance if you are to protect your company. First, ask yourself if any of the following situations apply to your business, then contact your local insurance agent to see if your business is as protected as well as it should be. • Do [...]

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Royal Restrooms Raises the Bar

Royal Restrooms Raises the Bar

When David Sauers took his two young daughters to the bathroom at a Shakespeare in the Park festival, he encountered what many moms encounter with their potty-training and diapered children: a lack of clean facilities. Instead of simply grumbling about the cramped space and lack of changing tables, he decided to fill a very real [...]

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Trailers Gain Traction

Trailers Gain Traction

Portable trailers have risen in popularity in recent years. From events to disaster relief, the uses are endless as people demand roomier restroom facilities. David Sauers, co-owner of Royal Restrooms in Savannah, Ga, began his business providing trailers at weddings. “It soon progressed to military, and now it’s almost an everyday use with 5K runs [...]

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