Mon-Dak Septic was featured in GOMC in December


Stanley, N.D.-based Mon-Dak Water and Septic Services, a contractor featured in the December 2011 issue of Gas Oil & Mining Contractor, is making headlines this week by proposing to build the first stand-alone lagoon system to treat wastewater resulting from the growing Bakken oil sands industry.

Mon-Dak and its owners, father-and-son team Curt and Beau Vachal, were featured in GOMC for their septic service work in North Dakota. Read the story here: 

http://www.gomcmag.com/editorial/2011/12/been_there_done_that

And now the Vachals are making headlines in the Bismarck Tribune for a plan to solve the problem of treating an estimated 500,000 gallons of waste produced daily by thousands of workers on oilrigs across the state. Read the story here:

http://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/solving-the-oil-patch-waste-problem/article_7d3ff38e-3e4a-11e1-bf4a-001871e3ce6c.html

The Vachals’ initial plan, which has received local zoning approval, would include building a lagoon with a 10-million-gallon capacity in Mountrail County. They then hope to expand further into oil country with three more lagoons. They say the lagoons are needed as municipal treatment facilities can’t handle growing wastewater flow.

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