• 1971
    • Al and Sylvia Zielinski decide to start Adirondack Septic Tank as a weekend endeavor in order to supplement their income.
    • Al operates a single truck built in their backyard.
  • 1973
    • Adirondack Septic Tank quickly grew beyond Al and Sylvia's home and a garage was purchased to serve as a base of operation.
  • 1978
    • Once again Adirondack Septic Tank outgrew its home and a new site was found on the rapidly developing Route 30 corridor in Amsterdam.
    • After settling in the new location Al and company were able to focus on growth.
  • 1982
    • Adirondack Septic Tank expands its services to include the rental of portable restroom and trailer units.
    • Both residential and commercial units are offered.
  • 1986
    • Adirondack Septic Tank gambles on a new piece of equipment known as a waterjetter.
    • The unit, branded Powerjet® by Adirondack Septic Tank, uses high pressure water to clear and clean sewer and drain lines.
    • With a waterjetter in hand Adirondack Septic Tank is able to grow and better service their customers.
  • 1994
    • After years of working alongside Al, son Rick takes over as Al retires.
    • Rick immediately focuses on growing the company and expanding services.
  • 1996
    • Rick's wife Anne joins Sylvia in the office and the two work together until Sylvia retires in 2002.
  • Present Day
    • Adirondack Septic Tank and its employees currently operate a fleet of vacuum truck and Powerjet® service vehicles, along with excavation equipment and an inventory of portable restrooms.