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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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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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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Imperial Industries Introduces Septic Truck Featuring An All-New Fully  Remote-Controlled Vacuum System

Imperial Industries Introduces Septic Truck Featuring An All-New Fully Remote-Controlled Vacuum System

Remote Control Functionality Available for Installation on any of Imperial’s Stock or Custom Service Truck Units At February’s 2017 WWETT Show, Imperial Industries introduced a one of the industry’s stand-out innovations of 2017: a fully remote-controlled vacuum system, designed to help operators dramatically cut the time they spend on the job site. The remote control [...]

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Water Cannon’s Under Carriage Cleaners

Water Cannon’s Under Carriage Cleaners

Water Cannon’s under carriage cleaners are designed to clean under vehicles and equipment with a 24-inch-wide path. Four spray nozzles blasting up from below at up to 4,300 PSI, two zero degree nozzles cut through the tough stuff and two 15-degree nozzles wash it away. Just plug in your pressure washer and use the long [...]

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The Most Dangerous Problems Are The Ones You Are Unaware Of

The Most Dangerous Problems Are The Ones You Are Unaware Of

The most dangerous problems are the ones you are unaware of. This can often be the case with vacuum pump wear parts. Vacuum pumps are the heart of the liquid waste transport vehicle. Often they seem to work tirelessly with little or no maintenance. However,, an ounce of prevention may reveal a significant problem just [...]

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Joey Ridgle Septic, An Interview with Joey Ridgle

Joey Ridgle Septic, An Interview with Joey Ridgle

Let’s talk a little bit about your background and the history of your company. How did you start into the septic industry? Joey Ridgle Septic is known for being the “doctor of dookie.” If you are sick you go to the doctor to get better, so if your septic system is sick, you call the [...]

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How To Knock Down Your Insurance Costs For Your Employees

How To Knock Down Your Insurance Costs For Your Employees

Insurance costs are a sore subject all around these days. When you run a large or small septic company, it’s probably on your mind even more so. You want to be able to offer high quality insurance to your employees at a fair cost to your bottom line and for their benefit as well. The [...]

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Vantage Trailer, A Company With Amazing Employees

Vantage Trailer, A Company With Amazing Employees

When I had the opportunity to chat with Pat Lemmons, owner of Vantage Trailer in Katy, Texas it was obvious how proud she is of her employees. It’s a pleasure to hear an owner speak so highly of their industrial staff, office administration, and crews. As the owner, her duties towards her company and her [...]

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