Secondary Containment System Pumping and Disposal

Reco Biotechnology provides non-hazardous industrial waste disposal services to various industries in Central Virginia since 1998. In addition to clarifier, sump and secondary containment system pumping, our services include a wide range of vacuum truck pumping and cleaning services, wastewater and sludge treatment, full service soil remediation, as well as waste and fuel drum processing. We have the equipment and manpower to execute proper and safe disposal of non-hazardous industrial waste.

Clarifier, Sump and Secondary Containment System Pumping

Clarifier, Sump and other Secondary Containment Systems are built to contain hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste. These wastes often contain pollutants that must be removed, and tanks should be maintained regularly by a team of trained professionals. By regulation the waste must be disposed of properly to ensure that the pollutants are not discharged into public waterways.

Clarifier tanks are used in wastewater treatment processes – to remove solids and biological growth from water. These are generally either circular or rectangular, based on industrial requirements, and are fitted with scrapper blades that move the pollutants.

Sump pits are generally constructed beneath basements to prevent flooding. They have an automated sump pump which transfers excess water away from the low point. Sump pits need to be maintained, kept free of solids and debris. Our vacuum trucks can help remove this material for effective sump pump operation.

Secondary Containment Systems, also known as “spill containment systems” are used in industries dealing in hazardous and non-hazardous material. These tanks or systems function as an added security measure to avoid spilling of industrial waste into the environment.

Pumping and Disposal: Clarifier, Sump and Secondary Containment Systems

Reco Biotechnology provides pumping and disposal of clarifier, sump and other secondary containment systems for non-hazardous waste. Our vacuum trucks have powerful pumps to extract the waste material and safely transport it to our treatment facility. Our custom-built vacuum trucks fitted, with pressure washers, are used to clean the containment system thoroughly. Once the clarifier, sump or secondary containment tank is emptied and cleaned, the trucks transport the industrial waste to our recycling center in Richmond, VA.

Reco Biotechnology has experienced and certified staff, and together with latest, technologically advanced equipment, we have made pumping and disposal of waste from clarifier, sump and secondary containment tank safe and convenient.

Our Other Vacuum Truck Pumping & Disposal Services

For our Central Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina customers, we also provide the following services:

How to Use Our Pumping & Disposal Services

Please review our profiles and forms available online or call Customer Service at 804-644-2800:

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Virginia’s Non-Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment & Disposal Experts

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Full Service Soil Remediation

We use bioremediation to successfully treat soil contaminated with a variety of petroleum fuels. Upon completion, soils are certified to below regulatory levels and can be re-used in construction and land restoration projects.

Vacuum Truck Pumping & Cleaning Services

Our hi-tech vacuum trucks are custom built and designed to meet the most challenging service needs. They easily handle removal and transport of liquids, sludge and a variety of fuels for recycling at our Richmond, VA facility.

Waste Water & Sludge Treatment

Our EPA certified Centralized Waste Treatment (CWT) facility in Richmond, VA can handle industrial waste water from manufacturing plants, chemical plants, power companies, military bases, food processors and others.

Waste & Fuel Drum Processing

Our drum processing unit handles a wide variety of containerized wastes and recyclable fuels, gasoline, and petroluem/water mixtures. Materials can be contained in drums, totes or other D.O.T containers for pickup or drop off at our Central VA facility.

Latest News & Projects

Recognizing our Essential Workers

Recognizing our Essential Workers

Here at Reco Bio, when we think of waste hauling we think of our Vacuum Trucks and our professionals that operate them safely and efficiently. Of course, there are many types of waste haulers and we’re pleased to recognize all their important essential work as...

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Brewing Waste Water

Brewing Waste Water

At Reco Biotechnology we care about turning waste water into clean water which can be returned safely to the environment. Proof of the technology is this story from Canada where one brewery is making beer from treated waste water. Bottoms up: Alberta Makes First Beer...

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Reco Biotechnology Cleans Dirt

Reco Biotechnology Cleans Dirt

Yes, you read that right; Reco Biotechnology takes your dirty dirt and cleans it up at our 165,000 square foot facility. While the concept of cleaning dirt may sound a bit strange, just think about dirt that's been contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons such as...

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