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To Schedule a Septic Service, Call Us Today! (515) 287-5029

or toll free 1 (877) Stinky5 (784-6595)

Ready to sell your home/building? Schedule your Time of Transfer now!

Iowa’s time of transfer septic system inspection law (SF261) was passed by the Iowa legislature in April of 2008 and took effect July 1, 2009. This law requires that every home/building served by a septic system have that septic system inspected prior to the sale or deed transfer for the home/building.

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Residential Septic Tank Pumping

Forest Septic and Enviromental Services is more than just a septic tank service! We take the time nessesary to educate each and every customer.

Forest Septic and Environmental Services is more than just a septic tank service! We encourage our clients to be home while we service their tank so that we can educate them on the best maintenance for their septic system.

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Inspections for Home Mortgages

We are DNR certified to perform septic inspections in the state. We use our small excavators to expose your system, saving the sod and replacing it as best as possible.

DNR Certified

We have performed over 5000 time of transfer inspections since the law went into effect in 2009.

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Grease Trap Service

We now have one truck servicing restaurant grease traps and interceptors on a daily basis. We also have a computer program system for prompt scheduling and assuring courteous and efficient service.

All commercial kitchens are required to have a grease trap or an interceptor that prevents liquid waste contaminated with oil, fat, and grease from entering the sewer system, a problem that causes not only clogs and interrupted business but serious environmental impact.

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Commercial Pit Cleaning

We have a 2011 vacuum unit specifically designed for this type of service. The truck has a blower pump that builds over 900 cfm.

We have a 2011 vacuum unit specifically designed for this type of service. The truck has a blower pump that builds over 900 cfm. It has back-flushing capabilties for removal of all sand and sludge in commercial pits and car washes.

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Who We Serve

Service is at the heart of what we do. Forest Septic has served the Des Moines area since 1918 serving both commercial and residential clients over the years. Below are a few of our commercial clients we serve today. Forest Septic is proud to have served our community for so many years and we look forward to serving Des Moines and Central Iowa for many more years to come.

Des Moines #1 Septic Tank Service since 1918

Forest Septic Tank Service is a family-owned and operated Iowa business providing commercial and residential septic tank service to Des Moines and central Iowa since 1918.

What Makes Us Different

Our Trucks and Technology

At Forest Septic, we are constantly investing in the latest equipment and technology to provide our customers with the best experience possible. We have factory built, custom vacuum unit trucks specially designed for our industry. These 

trucks make it faster and cleaner for our team to service the tanks while maintaining a clean and mess-free yard for our clients homes.

  • Factory Built, Custom Vacuum Unit Trucks
  • Latest High-End Technology in our Industry
  • Provides a clean, mess-free environment for our client homes & yards

Family Owned Business Celebrating 100 years!

Forest Septic is extremely proud to be one of the very few 100-year-old, family owned septic companies in the United States. Throughout the years, we have been successful by building a strong reputation for providing good honest service to our customers based on honesty and integrity. Now as 4th generation owners, Tyler and Alynnia Forest are honored to be continuing the legacy.

  • 100 Years In Business
  • 4th Generation, Family Owned and Operated
  • Reputation Of Honest Service & Integrity

Call Us Today! (515) 287-5029 or Toll Free 1 (877) Stinky5 (784-6595)

For all of your commercial and residential septic services.

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