Inside the August 2011 Issue of Pumper

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Seeking Solutions Seeking Solutions
Joe Williams embraces new disposal rules and works with regulators to advance the liquid waste industry
Fleet Options
From septic tank pumping to restroom service, industrial vacuum loading, hydro-excavating and oilfield support services, there’s a tank and truck to get you rolling
August Association News
Association News, Calendar, Training and Education
Be Aware of Antitrust Laws Breaking Through Gridlock
Several steps will help you navigate big changes within a mid-sized, family-run business
Classy Truck of August Classy Truck of August
We feature Countryside Septic Service LLC
August Industry News
FS Solutions Adds Online Training; Elastec/American Marine Accepted into Oil Cleanup Challenge; Aquatech de Las Americas Launches Website; Viking Pump Creates Company Museum; Griswold Launches Product Website; Western Finance Names Boyd Business Development Manager; Blowertech Named Distributor for Blowers, Vacuum Pumps
Avoiding Tax Pitfalls
Understanding these basic rules and procedures will help you keep more of your money and stay in the clear with the IRS
Help Me Continue the Positive Momentum of NAWT Programming What About Septic Slogans?
Do you have a joke on the side of your truck? One pumper shares his advice on avoiding one-liners that might give your business a less-than-stellar reputation.
August Product News August Product News
Featured new products.
Restroom  Trailer  Spruces Up  Special Events Restroom Trailer Spruces Up Special Events The Real Deal The Real Deal
The owner of Texas pumping outfit Universal Vacuum Services focuses on the basics of good service and sharp-looking trucks to build a business for the long haul
Antitrust Explained
Some agreements among competing companies – such as boycotting reverse auctions for portable sanitation services – are illegal, says a Federal Trade Commission attorney
California Proposal Seeks Nitrate Testing You Say ‘Clogging Mat,’ I Say ‘Biomat’
There may seem to be little distinction between the two terms used to explain a failing drainfield system. But the differences are important to understanding proper treatment.