Inside the July 2010 Issue of Pumper

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Beyond Mom & Pop
Always on the grow, a Minnesota family business stretches its technology muscles and mounts long-range planning efforts to better serve customers
Classy Truck
This month we feature G & G Septic Service LLC
Remember the ‘Six for Success’
Life is hectic for pumping contractors this time of year. Keep these simple reminders handy to ensure ‘crazy-good’ customer service for your event customers.
Join the Team
When developing a working relationship with an event planning committee, don’t be afraid to make suggestions, and offer to join the committee
Look Before You Lease
If you plan to lease space, take precautions that will help keep your costs down, provide flexibility and enable you to grow
NAWT Stays Involved with the Industry’s Future
The Partnership for Decentralized Wastewater Management (formerly the EPA Decentralized Wastewater Memorandum of Understanding) identified six research projects at its annual meeting.
Recommended Pumping Frequency
How often do you tell homeowners to have their septic tank pumped? A poster is concerned that customers aren’t listening to good advice on the topic.
Capturing Special Event Work
What tactics do you employ to land prized contracts to serve fairs, festivals and concerts?
Standard Bearers
Longtime pumping contractors Jeff and Kim Seipp aid efforts to raise training and professionalism in Colorado’s septic service industry
Making the Sale
John Harper of Louisiana’s Port-A-Jon says marketing is still about relationships, but there are new tools to reach out and build business connections
Minnesota Community Seeks Remedy for Failed Systems
The city council in Ham Lake, Minn., hired a contractor to analyze 143 onsite systems and 36 potential sewer system sites in two lakeside communities...
Send the Very Best!
When you need to satisfy the most discriminating VIP party planners, turn to the comfort and convenience offered by the latest upscale restrooms
Explaining System Failures
Requiring devices to measure sewage flow would determine the root cause of poorly performing septic systems
Industry News - July 2010
Trotter, Marlow Join Godwin Rental, Development Team; Zoeller Chosen Preferred Vendor for Extreme Makeover; Ohio Offers Online Septic Forum ; Bio-Microbics Introduces S.O.S. Program; Osprey Adds New Facilities in Sarasota; SJE-Rhombus Offers Quick Ship Panel Program; Hino Model 268 Named Medium Duty Truck of the Year
Product News - July 2010
Featured products of July