Commercial Waste Removal Special Waste Disposal E-Waste

Other Services

Transportation / Vacuum Services

We maintain a fleet of vacuum trucks ranging from supervacs capable of removing sludges, to large capacity vac tankers that can handle almost any type of industrial waste including flammables and corrosives.

We also maintain tractor/trailer combos and straight trucks for non-bulk container pick-ups.

No project or waste pickup is too big or too small.

Highest vacuum power available, at 6,000 cubic feet of air per minute

  • Payload carrying capacity of 8 cubic yards or 1500 gallons
  • Tailgate unloading or gravity liquid discharge via valve & hose
  • Hose extensions up to several hundred feet, using 8″, 6″ or 4″ diameter hose
  • HEPA filtration for protection against particulates

Did you know?

We maintain a fleet of vacuum trucks that are capable of containerizing up to 5500 gallons of liquid or 1500 gallons of sludges or solids. Our Supervac is capable of moving and containerizing heavy sludges or can be used for specialized projects such as soil or solids removal. We have permits to handle any type of material whether it be non-hazardous lightweight powders to hazardous waste sludges.


Emergency Response / HazMat

When chemical spills or emergency response situations occur, there is typically no time for second-guessing. You need someone you can depend on to respond quickly, efficiently and professionally. Moreover, you need someone who offers an experienced staff, highly specialized skills, and a solid reputation in HAZMAT service response.

Rock River Environmental Solutions has been a leader to both the public and to government agencies in providing emergency HAZMAT services to the tri-state area since the early 1990s. We have the experience and relationships to communicate with local, state, and federal regulators as well as your emergency responders. From on-the-scene management and mitigation services to sampling and lab analysis and EPA report writing, we can handle your emergency anywhere, anytime.

Often, your chemical spill may warrant remedial activities involving specialized tanker trucks or other heavy equipment once the immediate threat to your situation is secured. We can assist you with turnkey services in obtaining closure for your hazardous material incident through our well-organized staff of technicians, chemists, operators, certified hazardous material managers, engineers, site safety officers, and project managers.

Did you know?

Rock River Environmental Solutions coordinated and managed the removal and recycling of over 300,000 gallons of wastewater from a flooded basement of a customer. Over 50 truck loads were coordinated along with the procurement of 12 x 20,000 gal. frac boxes per the customer’s request. The entire project was finalized in just over two weeks.


Professional Field Services

Rock River Environmental Solutions provides a wide array of specialized environmental services and experienced professionals that extend beyond our core group of services.

Some of these professional field services include:

  • Freon Recovery and Reclamation
  • We offer skilled and certified USEPA Refrigerant Technicians and use Registered Recovery Units
  • Core Drilling/Sampling for Remedial Investigations
  • Sampling and Laboratory Analysis
  • Unknown materials
  • Field screening (unknown materials)
  • Waste characterization updates
  • Soil and water
  • Material Inventory (chemicals/waste containers)
  • Waste Analysis Surveys
  • Fuel Oil Tank Removals/Disposal

Did you know?

Rock River Environmental Solutions is currently working with a leading environmental consultant in the Northern Illinois area to complete a comprehensive investigation under the IEPA’s Site Remediation Program. So far we have assisted in completion of the sampling plan, removing several loads of contaminated soil, and managing the transportation and disposal of the waste at our landfill.


Remediation

We work closely with environmental consultants nationwide in a support type role providing the following site services for your soil and groundwater remediation projects.

Whether you are looking for an experienced subcontractor for a bid, or need a quick response to clean out a tank to keep your project moving along, call Rock River Environmental Solutions at 815-654-4726 and we can help!”

  • Tank cleanings / sludge removal from onsite wastewater treatment
  • Tire wash sludge pumpouts
  • Orphan tank sampling, identification, cleaning & disposal
  • Wastewater & sludge hauling / disposal
  • Pipe jetting / camera inspection
  • Special waste disposal and liquid solidification

Did you know?

Rock River Environmental Solutions is currently working with a leading environmental consultant in the Northern Illinois area to complete a comprehensive investigation under the IEPA’s Site Remediation Program. So far we have assisted in completion of the sampling plan, removing several loads of contaminated soil, and managing the transportation and disposal of the waste at our landfill.

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