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We were founded in 1990 to answer the needs of the local industrial and marine community. Using this service as a solid foundation, we have expanded our company into a full service general contractor including all avenues of hazardous and non-hazardous marine and industrial services, cleaning, and waste transportation. 


Our customers include many major facility owners and operators, world premier industrial service providers, ship owners, operators, and agents, along with multi-family properties and treatment plants.


To provide all of our commercial and industrial customers with the highest level of quality, service, and attention to detail while creating and providing cost-effective and compliant solutions for our customers' hazardous and non-hazardous waste transportation and cleaning needs.


Our highly trained and licensed technicians will use best industry practices and state-of-the-art equipment, in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations, to solve and meet your most difficult service needs.  

"Whether it is cleaning the 800-foot berth, responding to a spill or vacuuming out catch basins, Bill and his team are responsive, safe, and effective. We appreciate their commitment to Portland's Bulk Terminal."
Jim Brown, SSA Marine


Tidewater Environmental Services has a fleet of inspected, up-to-date liquid vacuum trucks ready for our customers’ needs. Our quality, self-contained vacuum trucks range in capacity from 70 barrels (2,940 gallons) to 140 barrels (5,880 gallons).


In addition to our vacuum trucks, TES owns several tractor trucks and chassis, as well as roll-on/roll-off and flat bed trucks. All have the latest safety devices installed.

Tidewater Environmental Services Vacuum Truck

In response to the risks associated with the pumping and transportation of industrial wastes, TES follows strict protocols for safety. Our vehicles are annually inspected and meet all Federal, State, and DOT requirements.

We utilize environmentally safe, legal waste removal and transportation practices.


TES has a compliance agreement with the USDA for receiving and disposal of regulated garbage, and the U.S. Coast Guard has authorized TES to conduct over-the-water transfer operations of all waste materials. This material could be profiled and delivered to a fuel recycler or permitted disposal facility.

Our drivers are certified to handle and transport hazardous/non-hazardous wastes. In addition, every one of our drivers comply to a Federally-mandated drug and alcohol program.


We have got you covered. TES is fully licensed, bonded, insured, and federally authorized to transport your material via intra/ inter-state under our DOT authority number: USDOT-490704. 

Our years of experience and capabilities allow us to have liability insurance limits and bonding capacity exceeding most requirements.

TES acknowledges and respects all existing Federal, State or Tribal regulations, permits and operating agreements that apply to industrial waste management.

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