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LONG LIFE PIPE SYSTEM REPLACES PROBLEM PLAGUED GRAVEL SYSTEM

LONG LIFE PIPE SYSTEM REPLACES PROBLEM PLAGUED GRAVEL SYSTEM

A RaceTrac gas station-convenience store in Central Florida was plagued with rising maintenance costs due to a problematic aerobic wastewater system and an associated failed drain field. The company’s engineers found the solution was to retrofit this store’s existing wastewater tanks with pumps, then convert to a pressure-dosed system. Selection of the low profile “rockless” […]

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The Environmental Services Industry Gathered At WWETT Show 2019

The Environmental Services Industry Gathered At WWETT Show 2019

WWETT Show 2019 was held February 20-23, 2019 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. This premier event for the wastewater industry was a gathering of 13,100 professionals, including visitors from all 50 states and 55 countries. 600 exhibiting companies filled the approximately 362,000 net square feet of expo space in the convention center […]

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Dan Stanley’s Septic Service – An Interview with Dan Stanley

Dan Stanley’s Septic Service – An Interview with Dan Stanley

Can you tell us a little bit about your personal background and how you got into the septic industry? Tell me how you were trained as well. My family started way back in 1954 with my great grandfather in the septic industry. So, that makes me the fourth generation of my family to do this […]

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When Health Issues Arise: Etiquette For Handling A Seriously Ill Employee

When Health Issues Arise: Etiquette For Handling A Seriously Ill Employee

This is a tricky situation to talk about. When you are running a liquid waste company you have a variety of employees to deal with. You have your crews that run the septic trucks, maybe some administrative employees, and everyone else involved in your business. Counting on them to make the business run smoothly is […]

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Hoses and Fittings

Hoses and Fittings

Every day you pull a hose, connect fittings, pump a tank. Handling hoses and fittings quickly become second nature to the pumper operator. These tools that you use every day are the factors that make each pumping job a joy or a headache. Here are some considerations to make your daily tasks run more smoothly. […]

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Be Sure to Flush!

Be Sure to Flush!

We all hope that our expensive equipment will last for a long time without breakdowns! Unfortunately, this rarely unintentionally happens! Careful maintenance is the only way to keep your vacuum pump running smoothly for the long haul. The flushing procedure is one of the maintenance items that needs your careful attention! Rotary vane vacuum pumps […]

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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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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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Equipment breaks! That’s a quick lesson from the school of hard knocks.

Equipment breaks! That’s a quick lesson from the school of hard knocks.

Equipment breaks! That’s a quick lesson from the school of hard knocks. However, vacuum tanks are set up with a variety of protection components to take the sting out of your repair bill. The coupler between your gearbox and vacuum pump is one of these components. Couplers take the stress every time you engage the […]

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2016-2017 Buyers’ Guide

2016-2017 Buyers’ Guide

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