Beginning in November 2017, anyone operating a crane delivering concrete septic tanks to a job site must be certified to do so under a coming rule from the U.S. Occupational Safety and…
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Homeowners are pushing beyond…
Little Beaver attachments for horizontal boring
The two styles of Little Beaver horizontal boring kits, wet and dry, turn mechanical and standard hydraulic earth drills into versatile…
Here is another short quiz to test your knowledge of operation and maintenance principles. The questions are meant to promote discussion and thought, so they might not always be…
Here are the answers to O&M Quiz No. 2.
1. T or F - Settling around the riser of a new septic tank may be a result of a leaking riser/tank seam and should be investigated.
When he meets an obstacle during a job, Nick Herrera doesn’t always go through it or over it. He goes under it with his favorite tool: his Ditch Witch JT922 directional drilling…
Nick Herrara, owner of NH Construction in Paradise, California, tried to break into the restaurant business and leave septic work behind him. It just didn’t take, however, and he sold off his restaurant to refocus on wastewater systems.
Herrara discusses a big project installing an Orenco AdvanTex AX-Max modular, fully plumbed treatment plant to serve a 58-house subdivision in Chico, California. Chico is located in a high-nitrate area and needs to treat effluent in order to achieve much lower levels before discharging.
Hear more about that job, along with his favorite equipment and other work Herrara does in Paradise, probably the largest community to be wholly served by septic systems, not a sewer system.
Check out a full profile on NH Construction.
Learn more about the Orenco AdvanTex AX-Max.
Tank Holding acquired Agri Plastics’s material-handling division
Tank Holding Corp., which includes polyethylene tank manufacturers Norwesco and Snyder Industries, has acquired Agri…
Clean sand is specified as treatment media in many soil treatment areas, such as mounds and media filters. Sand used for these purposes must be clean (typically washed) to prevent system…
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