Schedule your Drain Tech today to keep your septic system running smoothly. Whether you need repair, locating, pumping or installation, River City’s commitment to service and quality has made us a leader in the Pacific Northwest for septic services since 1995. We are a locally owned company, working with you to provide top quality products and services tailored to your specific needs. We are Oregon- and Washington-certified septic inspectors and installers. 

We're pleased to be part of the Regional Preferred Pumper Program!

River City Environmental's emergency response team is ready to take care of any septic, sewer, or clogged drain emergency. Inspection, repair, installation, jetting, clogged drains and more. Our certified technicians can unclog any drain.


Our experienced, professional staff provides these services:

  • Locating

  • New tank installation

  • Pumping

  • Septic reversals

  • Repairs to tanks and drain field

  • Commercial and residential inspections

  • Flooded crawl space

  • Sand filter or sand mound system

  • Gravity systems

  • Pump to gravity systems

  • Tank treatment products

  • Filter installation

  • Drain field and “D” box locating and repair

  • Drain field cleaning and jetting

  • Cesspools and holding tanks

  • Camera and video inspection

  • Sewer hookup and decommissioning


Need an Onsite Sewage System (OSS) inspection report? We can help!

Since one out of every four homes have a septic system, it pays to be safe. Whether you’re selling or buying a home, it’s always wise to inspect the septic system to ensure it is working properly. We offer video services for line inspections and pipe locating and can work directly with you or with your real estate agent.

Drain tech jetting sewer lines

Drain tech jetting sewer lines

Easy Access

We install risers for septic tanks that provide easy access and management of your system.


For sand filters and drain fields, we recommend time dosing to ensure proper filtration.

video inspection

Buying or selling a house? It’s always a good idea to have your septic or sewer system video inspected and recorded so you know what you’re getting into. River City Environmental has the equipment, experience and know-how to inspect every nook and cranny.

River City Environmental Video Inspection Septic and Sewer, Portland, Oregon
The technician was great and did a great job - my client was very happy with your worker. Your dispatch also did a great job. Thank you -
— Dan M
I would highly recommend River City Environmental. I gave an overall ranking of 5 for excellent service. I would definitely contact them again when I need septic services.
— Jason B
Contact us  to order your septic kit today!

Contact us to order your septic kit today!


For optimum system performance, we recommend our specially blended septic tank formula that’s designed to improve and maintain septic tank and cesspool performance.

One kit contains a year's supply of treatment.

What size tank do you have?

Most residential septic tanks are approximately 1,000 gallons. Tanks are known to be as small as 500 gallons or as large as 1,500 gallons. We service any size tank no matter how big or how small.


Tanks need to be well maintained to operate at their best. They require inspection every 1-3 years, depending on which region you’re in.

Typically, we recommend servicing tanks every 3-5 years. They will need to be serviced more frequently for certain types of soaps (liquid soaps are harder on septic systems than powder). Also, any medical conditions and the types of paper products discharged through your system will impact the frequency of service.

Also, if your home remains vacant for more than six months, septic problems can arise and an inspection is recommended.

we also offer these Services:

  • Plumbing installation and service

  • Flood/spill cleanup

  • Water line replacement and repair

  • Burst pipe replacement

  • Water heater repair or replacement

  • Leak protection

  • Lift station installation and maintenance

Drainfield cleaning and repair

Drainfield cleaning and repair


If your drain is clogged, we'll address that emergency situation, or set up regularly scheduled maintenance services to keep your lines clear. And speaking of clear lines, we can do a video inspection of your pipes. 

We offer jetting with high pressure water for all lines including sewers, downspouts, etc.

River City Environmental Septic and Sewer Service, Portland, Oregon

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