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Kothrade Sewer, Water & Excavating is always striving to stay current with both accreditation and industry knowledge. Team Kothrade recently attended Minnesota Onsite Wastewater Association’s (MOWA) 2016 Conference.
Roots feed on moisture and it’s incredible how they can get inside and obstruct sewer and septic lines! There are a number of ways to manage or remove root intrusions and the best resolution is dependent on each individual situation. … Continue reading
Proactively prevent septic freezing before the deep freeze sets in! There are several steps that you can take to prevent freezing, if you are concerned about the risk (not everyone is at risk). The most common preventions: 1. Lay mulch or … Continue reading
If the effluent level in the pump chamber reaches the alarm float, the alarm light and buzzer will activate. A few reasons why this may happen: -faulty pump -problems with the floats -tripped circuit breaker -sewer line obstruction from last … Continue reading
2013 marks the 20th year of business for us! 20 years ago we started out providing city sewer and water connections and have evolved to a full service company in the septic and sewer/water industry! We are truly grateful to … Continue reading
Wondering what’s really going on in there? Looking to buy a home but unsure of the external sewer line conditions? Let’s take a look! We have a color camera that enables us to visually inspect the line to detect integrity, … Continue reading
We recently attended the annual ‘Pumper & Cleaner Expo’ in Indianapolis- a big playground for people in our industry. It’s a great event; attracts about 10,000 people every year with more than 4,000 companies that support our industry. Every year … Continue reading
Washing and maintenance of vehicles, machinery, trailers, floors etc could allow a lot of vehicle fluids and other materials into a floor drain – resulting in a three-phase waste (floating oils, dirty water, sludge) collecting in traps that must be … Continue reading