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Waste Management & Industrial Services Phoenix, AZ

Finding a trusted service provider for your liquid waste and solid waste management needs is critical for your day-to-day operations. For industries like manufacturing, food and beverage, and California hazardous lean waters, our reliable environmental solutions in Phoenix, AZ, can help you stay compliant with regulations and keep your operations running safely.

With VLS, you can get trusted liquid waste and solid waste management services in Phoenix servicing the southwest and California to meet your sustainability goals. Partner with us for services you can depend on whenever you need them.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE (480) 240-9277 24-hour emergency spill response services highly trained and professional HAZMAT teams.

Certifications and Permits

  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
  • US Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Maricopa County Environmental Services (MCES)
  • Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Admin (PHMSA)
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
  • CA Department of Toxic and Substance Control (DTSC)
  • Department of California Highway Patrol (CHP)
  • United Carrier Registration (UCR)
  • Alliance for Uniform Hazmat Transportation Procedures

Your Trusted Partner for Environmental, Industrial, and Waste Management Services

Liquid Waste Management

Vacuum Truck and waste management services provide customers with efficient and cost-effective solutions for all types of liquid waste streams.

Solid Waste Management

Roll Off trucks, Vans, Specialty Containers and Trailers provide customers with turnkey solutions for management of all types of solid waste.

Tank Cleaning and Industrial Services

Experience and expertise in tank cleaning and industrial services provides our customers a one call solution for liquid and solid waste.

Hydro Excavation and Vactor Services

HydroVac services for excavation, cleaning, jetting and industrial services catering to a wide range of industries. 

Wastewater Disposal Solutions

Pond evaporation was developed to meet the ever-growing demand for environmentally sound, clean, and cost-effective waste water disposal. The facility is located outside of Phoenix, AZ, and can logistically service customers throughout the southwestern US. We use a series of lined evaporation ponds to accept only specific non-organic waste water and sludge from water treatment sources.

The facility is fully permitted, 100% compliant and operated on 10 acres of zoned property with the capability to manage in excess of 10 million gallons annually. The team is comprised of state certified operators, nationally recognized water & wastewater engineers and management with 20+ years industry and operating experience.

By providing clean technology, a low carbon footprint, and long-term waste and liability reduction, VLS is an industry leader in waste water management services.

Brine Water Evaporation and Disposal

VLS operates over 4 acres of evaporative ponds specifically for the management of waste brine water from industrial water treatments sources. Evaporation for large volumes of waste brine has been documented as the most efficient and cost effective method compared to other treatment and disposal options.

Sludge Dewatering, Evaporation, and Disposal

VLS accepts non organic sludge from specific permitted water treatment processes and technologies. The facility operates multiple 1+ acre evaporation ponds for processing and dewatering that results in excess of a 95% waste reduction rate. Minimal residual solids are accumulated as needed for disposal or recycling.

Transportation Services

VLS is able to offer turnkey waste water management services with one of the largest fleets in the Southwest. SRE provides dedicated equipment to ensure service levels and compliance parameters are met and/or exceeded.

Safe

Facility is operated by state certified, experienced water & waste water professionals.

The VLS team performed a thorough and in-depth process to acquire and obtain all proper permits and licenses for the facility.  The facility is permitted and certified with Arizona Department and Environmental Quality and possesses a Type 1 General Aquifer Protection Permit in addition to a Special Use Industrial Permit with Pinal County.  To meet our permit conditions and reduce liability, the facility does not accept 3rd party waste or other forms of commercial or industrial waste.  Upon acceptance of waste water streams, Terra Solutions assumes all responsibly for the material and is responsible for any residual solid material collected during operations that will be sent for recycling and/or disposal.

Compliant

Reducing liability by utilizing pure, clean solar evaporation technology.

VLS utilizes experienced and state certified grade 4 water operators to manage day to day operations and compliance of the facility.  With years of knowledge operating evaporative brine ponds, our staff and personnel ensure operations are always within full compliance with local and state environmental and regulatory agencies.   Waste stream and site sampling, analysis and profiling is performed on a scheduled and routine basis as required by our permit conditions.  VLS partners with an internationally recognized environmental consulting and engineering firm to conduct 3rd party inspections and certifications to ensure the facility is 100% compliant 100% of the time.

Environmentally Sound

Managed and operated under 100% compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

The VLS facility is the first of its kind in the western US that was built to provide a safe, economic and environmentally sound disposal solution specifically for waste water generated from within the water treatment industry.   The facility is a fully permitted site with zero discharge and zero processing, only using solar evaporation as the sole source of treatment.  We exclusively accept only permitted types of waste water from specific sources.  All waste streams are vetted through our operations and management team to ensure facility compliance and eliminate risk and liability for our customers. By utilizing clean and efficient evaporation methods in a controlled environment, VLS provides its customers the greatest liability protection compared to other disposal options at industrial waste plants or landfills.  

About SRE Environmental

VLS acquired SRE Environmental (SRE) in 2023 as VLS Arizona. SRE was started in 2005 as Salt River Extraction to provide media and waste disposal services for the growing ground water treatment industry. Managing millions of gallons per year, SRE worked closely with numerous municipalities, engineering firms and operating companies. SRE quickly gained recognition as a qualified, technical and diverse transportation and services company.

VLS Arizona now operates throughout the Western U.S. and has expanded to provide comprehensive environmental transportation and waste management services to a wide variety of customers and industries. We manage all types of hazardous waste, industrial waste, special waste as well as provide compressive tank cleaning and industrial cleaning services. We work for municipalities, manufacturers, oil & energy companies, engineering firms, environmental contractors and water and waste water facilities.

By utilizing our large fleet of specialized equipment, along with our expertise and industry knowledge, our goal is to ensure that every day our customers are provided with superior equipment, experienced & trained personnel and the highest quality service.

Learn More About VLS

To learn more about what VLS service is right for you, or to speak with someone to customize a program to help you achieve your environmental goals, contact VLS Environmental Services. To reach us directly, please call (480) 240-9277 for environmental, industrial, and waste management services.