Robby’s Septic Tank Service An Interview with Owner Beverly McLaughlin

Robby’s Septic Tank Service An Interview with Owner Beverly McLaughlin

How did you get into the septic business? Robby’s father worked for a septic tank company, so as the oldest of six kids, he started working in the business with his father at an early age. After graduating from high school, he began working at a grocery warehouse. He was not satisfied with this and [...]

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Throw The Best Employee Summer BBQ Bash

Throw The Best Employee Summer BBQ Bash

Summer is practically here! What that means in the liquid waste industry is that the work obviously still must go on, even though many of your employees might have their head in the summer clouds! Septic systems still need to get cleaned and repaired, but everyone should have a day for some summertime enjoyment with [...]

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Vacuum Pump Drivelines

Vacuum Pump Drivelines

Vacuum pump driveline failures usually involve lengthy downtimes and a big service bill. Broken keyways, gears, drive shaft or couplers can result from a variety of causes. Here are some considerations that may help you avoid the hassle. One of the most basic things that you can do to prevent premature failure of your driveline [...]

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Coxreels® Introduces An Industrial Duty Led Light For PC13 Model

Coxreels® Introduces An Industrial Duty Led Light For PC13 Model

Coxreels is proud to introduce an industrial duty LED light now available on the PC13 (Power Cord) cord reels. The new LED light features a variety of industrial-grade features, including: an LED endlight feature, internal light diffuser, adjustable steel hooks for hands-free placement, and shatter-resistant polycarbonate lenses. Coxreels’ new LED light is UL Listed with [...]

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General’s Typhoon™ Trailer Jet Storms Through Big Line Clogs

General’s Typhoon™ Trailer Jet Storms Through Big Line Clogs

The Typhoon™ trailer jet from General Pipe Cleaners blows away blockages in big lines and long runs. The Typhoon delivers 12 gallons a minute at 2500 psi to blast lines clean of grease, sediment and debris from 4” to 12” lines up to 400 ft. long. A 200 gallon holding tank carries enough water to [...]

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Deriu Appointed Coo At Advantage Funding

Deriu Appointed Coo At Advantage Funding

Advantage Funding, a leading provider of finance to small and mid-size businesses in the U.S., has named Joseph Deriu as the company’s new chief operating officer. Deriu’s background is in high-production, technology-enabled environments. At First Data Corporation, he was the vice president leading technology-strategy and application-development programs and processes in support of the company’s global [...]

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5 Signs To Watch Out For In Hiring New Crew

5 Signs To Watch Out For In Hiring New Crew

One of the biggest issues many liquid waste companies face is hiring and keeping good crew members. You would think that there would be many qualified candidates clamoring for jobs in the industrial sector, but that’s just not the case. You can sometimes get a sense of a person just by talking to them for [...]

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Half Empty or Half Full?

Half Empty or Half Full?

Most pumper truck operators take pride in their school of hard knocks degree. One such hard knock is arriving at the pump site only to realize that your truck is just a little too full to completely pump the septic tank. Now, unless it’s a 4:30 pm Friday job that caught you thinking about your [...]

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ACE Enterprise Septic Service, An Interview with Charles Foreman

ACE Enterprise Septic Service, An Interview with Charles Foreman

Can you tell us a little bit about how you got into the septic industry? Basically what I do is maintenance on systems and my background is in all those areas of septic management. I used to be a former school teacher, and the joke with that is I used to “teach the little sh*#^ [...]

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Anchor Graphics, An Interview With Owner, Leslie Goolsby

Anchor Graphics, An Interview With Owner, Leslie Goolsby

Anchor Graphics Label and More Inc. is located in McKinney, Texas and is the premier label making and custom graphics company in the area for the past 30 years. They specialize in industrial signage, along with private printing jobs geared towards high end companies in industrial specialties. Other industries they work primarily with besides waste [...]

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Innovative Wastewater Treatment System Introduced to California in San Diego

Innovative Wastewater Treatment System Introduced to California in San Diego

San Diego- Presby Environmental of Whitefield, NH introduced its innovative passive wastewater treatment and dispersal system to California with its first installations in San Diego County. San Diego County, which is the first county in the state to have its Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) approved, has permitted Presby Environmental’s patented Advanced Enviro-Septic® AES system [...]

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Maintain the Manway

Maintain the Manway

If it’s not broken don’t fix it! Some things are better left undisturbed. The manway on top of your vacuum tank that hasn’t been opened in 10 years is probably one of those things. Some tank entrances, such as your larger rear manways, may need to be opened on a weekly basis for proper cleanout. [...]

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SOS Liquid Waste Haulers, An Interview with Carter Mayfield

SOS Liquid Waste Haulers, An Interview with Carter Mayfield

Can you tell us a little bit about your personal background and how your journey began in the septic business? My father, Jess Mayfield, used to operate wastewater treatment plants as a side job to make money for family vacations. That quickly became his main job. I used to spend summers working on wastewater plants [...]

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