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Mid-Sized Hydro Excavation Truck HX-6

Hydro Excavation Trucks for Every Size

The RAMVAC HX-3 and HX-6 Hydro Excavation Trucks fill a spot that many companies have been looking to fill for years. These hydro excavation trucks allow more contractors and operators to have a quality RAMVAC in their inventory. Also referred to as “hydro digging machines”, these units are a valuable resource for many businesses.   Read More

Sewer Cleaning Recycling Trucks: Purpose Built vs. Bolt-On Accessory

  Understanding your options in today’s combination sewer cleaner market can be a daunting task, let alone considering the possibility of a water recycling sewer cleaner.  In the past few years, the market has seen an upward trend in the purchasing and utilization of water recyclers in place of traditional combination trucks. There are many Read More

Eagles Club – Congratulations Terry Hackbarth

At Sewer Equipment, we strive to build a work culture based on a dedication to high quality. In order to provide our customers with the highest quality equipment in the industry, we employ a team of people who display characteristics such as ownership, decisiveness, adaptability, integrity, resiliency, urgency and the ability to be collaborative.   Read More

Sewer Outflow

Sanitary Vs Combined Sewer Systems

It’s important to note that stormwater sewer systems and sanitary sewer systems are often separate systems. A majority of sewer systems have two primary layouts; Combined sewer systems, and sanitary sewer systems (also called separate sewer systems). In this article, we aim to cover the major difference between these two types of systems, as well Read More

used sewer equipment

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Sewer Equipment Off Craigslist

If you’ve ever spent any time on Craiglist or other forums like it, you know that it is a mix of great deals, shady characters, and outright scams. You can find good prices on used equipment and products, but it is a “buyer beware” situation. This is even truer when it comes to sewer equipment. Read More

jetting sewer lines

What is Sewer Jetting?

  Sewer jetting is a method of cleaning out sewers and drain lines by using high-pressure water streams through specialized jetting nozzles to dislodge and clear obstructions, as well as perform regular maintenance to prevent sewage backups. Regardless of whether the location is residential or a larger municipality, sewer jetting is vital to keeping storm Read More

Hydro Excavation Application 2

Hydro Excavation vs. Air Excavation

Only a fool would make a claim that, in a side by side single hole dig comparison, air excavation would be faster than hydro excavation. Water will always cut faster and help dig faster. However, if we step back a moment and examine all the time factors involved with a given project, we can begin to understand that there are definitely times when digging with air might be a better or faster alternative. Let us take a look at a few of the factors that might determine when it would be best to use air or water for an excavation project.

GENESIS Water Recycler

Sewer Equipment Launches Two New Products

Sewer Equipment, a leading manufacturer of high-quality sewer cleaning and vacuum excavation equipment with over 75 years of experience, announced the addition of two new products to its current line of products. The GENESIS Water Recycling Sewer Cleaner and the Model 400 ECO Mini Combination Sewer Cleaner were debuted at the WWETT Show – Water Read More

900 ECO

Innovation Since 1941

The magazine publication Construction In Focus recently covered the innovation, progress, and ideology of Sewer Equipment as a whole in their August 2018 edition. Focusing on simplicity and innovative solutions over all the complex bells and whistles the rest of the industry goes for, Sewer Equipment operates using outside-the-box thinking to solve complex problems and has Read More

John Wichmann, President of Sewer Equipment

Sewer Equipment Gains New Company President

Sewer Equipment is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wichmann (former Vice President of Operations) as the company’s new President, effectively immediately.   John Wichmann’s Background   John graduated in 1983 from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. In 1998, he completed his Master of Business Administration degree Read More