Septic Pumping Olympia
John’s Plumbing & Pumps, Inc has been specializing in local pump services for over 50 years, since
1957. We have the equipment to handle your septic pumping in Olympia, no matter the size of the job.
We are equipped to diagnose and repair any problems that may arise from an older septic system with
corroded, cracked, or leaking pipes. You get the best professional know-how when you call us for septic
tank cleaning and maintenance.
Regular septic service is an important part of maintaining a healthy septic system, however, it must be
done right. If a company is inexperienced or does not have equipment with the right capacity, they could
cause damage to pipes, seals, float switches, or gauges. It can also become an unfortunate mess if the
waste is not removed by experienced technicians with the right pumps and equipment for the job.
We use the highest-quality products and keep our heavy-duty equipment primed, clean, and ready. Each
of our septic tank professionals is experienced and skilled to ensure the process is done efficiently and
without incident. We drive fully-stocked vehicles, ready to make repairs if a problem is detected in your
We handle pumping for:
• Septic Tanks
• Effluent Pumps
How do I know if I need to empty my septic tank?
We recommend you have your septic system pumped every three to five years. In most cases, this is
enough to avoid the risk of sludge build up that can cause a septic system to fail.
Some warning signs your septic system needs to be pumped:
• You see pooling water around the drainfield.
• You notice a foul odor in the yard.
• The drainage inside your home begins to slow.
• The sewage backs up inside sinks, showers, tubs, or toilets.
• The grass in your drainfield is more lush and green than in other areas.
• Your well water tests high for nitrates.