About Our Company

Herb Shaw Sanitation Services is a locally owned and operated business serving the nearby Litchfield and New Haven counties. Located in Watertown, CT. We have been in business for over 55 years and provide the highest quality septic services performed by professional and knowledgeable technicians.

Environmentally Friendly

At Herb Shaw we strive to be an environmentally conscious sanitation company. Using advanced septic system technology, we can reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus from the drainfield to help protect nearby surface waters.

We also recommend using phosphate-free household cleaning products, being efficient with water use, properly dispose of waste and scheduling regular inspections and pumpings of your septic tank to minimize the risk of failures.

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Septic Systems

How It Works

Septic systems are underground wastewater treatment structures made of fiberglass, plastic or concrete. They use a combination of biological decomposition and technology to treat the wastewater from your bathrooms, kitchens, drains and all other household plumbing. A typical system will consist of a septic tank and a drainfield. They are designed to separate floatable matter and solids from the wastewater, which will then slowly release the effluent into the soil.

When it comes time to clean or pump your septic system, it’s best to hire a professional. With years of expertise, Herb Shaw Sanitation Services can handle all of your septic care needs.

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Choose Us

Fully Insured & Licensed

We are fully insured and licensed as an extra layer of protection and giving all of our clients peace of mind.

Environmentally Friendly

Herb Shaw is compliant with all state and local waste health codes and makes sure to use the safest and healthiest methods.

Experienced Technicians

Our waste removal technicians are professionally trained and able to take care of all your septic system needs.

55+ years of experience to give you the best results

With over 55 years of experience, Herb Shaw provides the highest quality septic services performed by professional and knowledgeable technicians. Contact us today for a free estimate.