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An Inside Look at Storm Drains

Storm drains are infrastructure components found in curbsides or parking lots that collect rainwater runoff to prevent the flooding of streets and commercial and residential properties. Once the drain collects the watershed, it moves the water through a system of underground piping, culverts, and drainage ditches into local waterways. … Continue reading →

Caring for Your Septic System

If something goes wrong with the septic system in your business, it can be a major expense to replace it. Because of this, proper maintenance is a necessity to protect your septic system from damage. If you take the correct steps to care for your septic system before problems arise, the septic tank will last a long time without extensive issues … Continue reading →

The Commercial Business of Grease Traps

Grease traps (also known as grease interceptors, grease converters, and grease recovery devices) are strategically placed traps in drains and waste pipes that hold fats, oils, and greases (known as FOG). Engineers design … Continue reading →

Our Mack Midnight Blue is Pumper Magazine's Classy Truck of the Month!

Our 2017 Mack Midnight Blue GU713 was recently selected by Pumper Magazine as it's Classy … Continue reading →

Interesting Plumbing Facts You Never Knew

Interesting Plumbing Facts You Never Knew Post by spartantool Great plumbing and the technology of the sewer system is something that is often taken for granted, but has a rich and fascinating history full of interesting plumbing facts you never knew. We all know that skilled plumbers and drain cleaners are vital to keeping homes … Continue reading →

Will the Wastewater Gender Gap Become a Thing of the Past?

The Women in Wastewater Roundtable helps women feel more comfortable in the industry. "I want to talk to the man in charge." Even in the 21st century, that's a request many wastewater companies still get when they answer the phone. And, of course, in this day and age, the "man in charge" might actually be … Continue reading →

Veteran Pumper Dick Mottolo Watches an Industry Mature and Grow

A Massachusetts family combines old-fashioned service with 21st century technologies to create a promising future in the wastewater industry. Dick Mottolo has been in the septic business since 1972, and in the '80s was a featured contractor in an early issue of the fledgling Pumper magazine. Since then his business has grown, service offerings have … Continue reading →

Industry Vet Notes Vacuum Truck Improvements

Little changes make a huge difference in efficiency for Massachusetts pumper Dick Mottolo has seen a lot of changes to vacuum trucks over the 43 years he's been in business with his company Service Pumping & Drain Co. Inc., in North Reading, Massachusetts. But he says it's sometimes the small innovations that can have the … Continue reading →

This Pumper Never Misses a WWETT Show

Staying on top of changes in the industry keeps Dick Mottolo coming back year after year The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show didn't exist in 1972 when Dick Mottolo got started in the business with his company Service Pumping & Drain Co., in North Reading, Massachusetts. But when that first then … Continue reading →

New Website

Welcome to the new Service Pumping & Drain Co., Inc. website. We invite you to take a look around the new site to learn more about the company, view a list of our services, request a service quote and more!

Expansive Addition

Construction is almost complete on our new 6,600 square foot addition to Northeast Environmental Processing. Check back for updates