HomeCategoryNews Archives - Page 3 of 4 - Pressure Works

Do you a confined space that needs cleaning or clearing? Confined spaces are not only difficult to access but they can also be very hazardous. Let’s take a look at the best method to use in these situations. Confined spaces are completely or partially enclosed areas that have restricted entry. Often there is a lack...

How often do you clean your septic tank? How often should be the emptied? This is a question most people can’t answer, so let’s take a look in more detail in this article. Septic tanks must be pumped clean at least once every five years. Cleaning them out regularly helps them operate properly and last...

The performance of a sewer line or plumbing line is reliant on discharge flowing unobstructed and freely. Any clog that builds up in the plumbing line impedes the free-flow of the wastewater. In worst-case scenarios, the blockages can render a plumbing line or sewer line useless as it cannot evacuate the wastewater from a house...

Sludge and slurry are the by-products produced by wastewater, refining, and industrial treatment processes which can contain, depending on the industry, non-hazardous water, biosolids, oils, mud, and other debris. Both sludge and slurry contain a wet mixture of solid and liquid components. A sludge mixture is thick and soft while a slurry mixture is thin...

If you are having trouble with clogged, backed up or overflowing sewers then you may have considered calling in a suction truck to remove the build-up of sewage and debris. Suction trucks seem like a convenient and simple solution, but you may be wondering if they’re as effective as they first seem.  These are all...

Vacuum loading is a technique that is used to remove liquid waste, particularly toxic or hazardous waste.  Vacuum trucks are built to contain sludge, grease, slime, oily waste, contaminated water, septic waste, leachate, drill water and stormwater.  Some specific types of liquid waste require particularly careful handling and require special trucks that are designed to...