Inside the February 2010 Issue of Pumper

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Good Bones on This Classy Truck
Repurposed Kenworth milk hauler makes a powerful platform for a do-it-all vac truck owned by Minnesota’s Glenn Larson
Promoting Scheduled Pump-outs
Rather than pestering customers to call for service, pumpers would like advice on easy ways to ensure return business
Rednecks & Racing
Pennsylvania pumper Blair Miller and his wife, Sabrena, starred in CMT’s My Big Redneck Wedding, and steer the fortunes of the Cornfield 500 race weekend
Hold on to Your Star Employees
A combination of advancement opportunities, financial incentives and industry image building will help you retain the best and brightest workers
Building an Edge
Seminars at the 2010 Pumper & Cleaner Expo focus on helping contractors improve business performance and profitability
Just For Women
A first-time seminar at the 2010 Pumper & Cleaner Expo will help women in the industry handle their roles effectively
Are You Creditworthy?
The business loan landscape has changed with the economy, but many of the fundamentals for borrowing remain the same
Working Together Pays Dividends
The Partnership for Sustainable Decentralized Wastewater Treatment System Management Reports on 2009 Achievements
Pumper Nightmare Jobs
“It hadn’t been cleaned in about five to seven years, and the crust was about six feet thick”
Come Together
Faced with a family health crisis, brothers join forces and create a succession plan to preserve and strengthen Ohio’s AAA Wastewater Services Inc.
Green and Growing
An affinity for recycling and cleaner technologies gives North Carolina’s Stanley Environmental Solutions a profit punch
Marketing Grease Trap Waste
Pumpers are urged to look for creative ways to unlock the potential of what has been a challenging byproduct of the liquid waste industry
Funding Runs Out for Pennsylvania Regulators
The Lycoming Sanitary Committee in Montoursville, Pa., closed early last November due to $230,000 debt and insufficient reimbursable funds.
A Fine Mess!
Laundry lint particles might be small, but they can still create big problems with onsite systems if they’re not handled properly
Wee Vac from Wee Engineer Inc.
For pumpers who clean grease traps in restaurants and other businesses where hoses are either not allowed or an unwanted nuisance, the Wee Vac from Wee Engineer Inc. provides a portable, low-cost alternative.
Industry News - February 2010
Bord na Mona Names Peat Business Development Director; Premier Tech Installs First Ecoflo in State of Washington; Osprey Biotechnics Opens Fungi Production Facility; Advanced Enviro-Septic Receives NSF Certification
Product News - February 2010
Featured products from Water Cannon, Clear Computing, Lowell, Zoeller, SJE-Rhombus, Aquaworx, and Hibon