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Central Iowa's One Stop Shop For Septic!

What Can The Bob’s Team Do For You?

Septic System Services

Bob’s is your one stop shop for septic system services! We do it all – septic tank pumping, septic system repairs, installation and maintenance. Everything from standard septic tanks to alternative septic systems and septic maintenance contracts.


Time of Transfer Inspections

The Iowa DNR requires a Time of Tranfser (T.O.T.) inspection be done before the title of a property with a septic system changes ownership. We are the only Central Iowa company that’s capable of pumping a tank and performing a Time of Transfer Inspection on the same day.


Commercial Pit and Tank Pumping

Our commercial pit cleaning, maintenance, and inspection services ensure your system keeps up with these demands to protect the health, cleanliness, and safety of your commercial space. We have the capability to clean car wash pits and tunnels, auto shops and parking garages. We also pump sludge pits and grit pits.


Camera Inspections, Line locating and Hydro-jetting

There are many benefits to having your sewer line inspected with a camera and it is highly recommended before purchasing a home. It also allows the marking of underground lines above ground. Hydro-jetting is environmentally friendly and uses only high pressure water to completely unclog lines and remove buildup inside pipes.


Natural Disaster Response and Emergency Clean Up

We do commercial and residential floodwater pumping, onsite sanitation solutions with our restroom and shower trailers, large-scale cleanup operations, power washing surfaces to remove grime and dirt, and residential and commercial disaster recovery operations.


Portable Restroom Service

What does it mean to be clean? Bob’s Premium Privies is the Central Iowa standard for clean porta potties, hand sanitzing and handwashing solutions, portable restroom trailers, shower trailers, laundry trailers and more! We have an exclusive partnership with Microshield 360, a coating that kills germs, viruses, and pathogens inbetween cleaning.


Grease Interceptors and Pit Pumping

Though it’s a smelly, unpleasant job, the grease trap must be maintained regularly in order to work effectively. We pump pits and grease interceptors for several companies around Central Iowa. Call us today so we can get you on our route!


What Does it Mean to be clean?

Want something cleaner than a typical porta-potty? We’ve got your clean covered.

Call us. Let us take care of the mess and stress.


Not many companies can say they have a history of longevity.

Since 1971, Bob Davis started part-time with one septic truck taking care of Berwick, Iowa, folks. Over time, Bob’s Septic has grown along with Central Iowa. We now serve all of Polk County and all surrounding counties.

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What our customers have to say…

“Professional, timely and reasonable and do a great job. I’ll have them out again and not only recommend them to my friends but also my family. Thanks for the great service.”

Robert H.

“I’ve been camping for years at the Iowa State fair and have always been extremely impressed with their service! The employees are very hard working and always go the extra mile to make their customers happy! I’ve also always found their portable toilets clean-VERY Impressive! I would recommend this company!”

Cynthia S.

“This is a fantastic company & a great group of people to work with!! The entire team went above & beyond every step of the way from helping us get financing to replace our sewer line to dealing with massive tree roots that were in the way during construction to answering questions/concerns about the construction. I HIGHLY recommend them!!”

Mandi A.

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