Inside the May 2018 Issue of Pumper

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This Tennessee Pumper Refuses to Follow a Conventional Path to Success This Tennessee Pumper Refuses to Follow a Conventional Path to Success

Marching to the beat of his own drummer, Raymond Harris builds his one-man Sunshine Septic business by employing strategies others may never consider.

Leak Detection System Saves Money for Texas School Leak Detection System Saves Money for Texas School Product News - May 2018 A hose fit for all A hose fit for all Classy Truck - May 2018 Classy Truck - May 2018 Retrieving False Teeth: Every Day Presents a New Wastewater Challenge Retrieving False Teeth: Every Day Presents a New Wastewater Challenge

The president of the Michigan Septic Tank Association reflects on strange workplace stories and the great networking opportunities he gets from being involved in a professional group.

Dangerous Gases Threaten Pumpers, Cause System Maintenance Woes Dangerous Gases Threaten Pumpers, Cause System Maintenance Woes

Methane and hydrogen sulfide are silent, sometimes odorless killers that should be top of mind every time you approach a septic tank inspection.

Students Build Septic System Models, Learn Important Wastewater Lessons Students Build Septic System Models, Learn Important Wastewater Lessons

A Connecticut teacher stresses practical science lessons that may encourage a new generation of pumpers and installers, or at least future homeowners who will take better care of their onsite systems.

Take These Steps When the IRS Comes Calling With a Tax Lien Take These Steps When the IRS Comes Calling With a Tax Lien

The government doesn’t mess around when you owe it money. Do what you can to get out in front of your tax debt.

California Pushes for More Wastewater Reuse Options

California pushes for more wastewater reuse options.

6 Simple Steps to Develop Loyal Employees 6 Simple Steps to Develop Loyal Employees

Do you want workers who will give their all every day? Get back to the basics of treating people with respect and recognize it when they do something to help the company.

Embracing New Technology Put O’Fallon Sewer Service in a Position to Grow Embracing New Technology Put O’Fallon Sewer Service in a Position to Grow

Wastewater industry veteran Leonard Earnest constantly turned to new tools, equipment and techniques to build a thriving business in metro St. Louis.

What’s the Secret to Fighting Fly-by-Night Operators? What’s the Secret to Fighting Fly-by-Night Operators?

More regulations and technician certification may ensure higher profits and discourage low-ball contractors from competing in your marketplace.

Product Focus - May 2018