Vacuum Tankers

Operating one of the largest privately owned vacuum tanker fleets in the industry, MTS offers tankers ranging in capacity from 2000 to 6000 gallons to meet every need.

We continue to build the vacuum tanker fleet year on year and have successfully doubled its size since 2011. We are continually investing in a new range of vehicles including 7 x 4000 gallon ADR (Hazchem) specification tipping tankers with jetting capabilities for forecourt, interceptor, wet well and manhole cleaning.

All MTS vacuum tankers are compliant with the new low emission zones in London which are now being introduced to many more areas throughout the UK.

With our vast experience of all types of work we can cope with any demand for all liquid, liquid sludge, industrial, water utility and domestic waste.

  • 2000 gallon tankers are suitable for sites with restricted access and mainly used for emptying cesspools / septic tanks and low volume pumping station wet wells. 
  • 3000 gallon units are similarly deployed on relatively small sites including wet wells with medium flows.
  • 4000 gallon tankers have a tipping capability and carry larger diameter suction pipes which make them suitable for a wider range of waste types including that containing thick or ragged material while corrosive waste is transported in ADR units.
  • 6000 gallon articulated tankers require good access but have the capacity to deal with high volume transfer of liquid waste most efficiently and at operational sites handling high volumes of flow.

Please contact our Sales Team on 01634 250326 for more detailed information on the capabilities of these vehicles.

Vacuum Tanker Frequently Asked Questions


What is a Vacuum Tanker?

Vacuum Tankers make use of high pressure jetting and powerful suction to clean up and remove all types of wet waste such as water and sewage. Our vacuum tankers come in a variety of sizes and capabilities to deal with different jobs. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

What are Vacuum Tankers used for?

Our vacuum tankers are ideal for all sorts of wet waste removal jobs such as:

  • flood response
  • environmental and industrial cleaning
  • sewer unblocking
  • drain clearing
  • culvert cleaning
  • pump station cleaning
  • tunnel clearing

What is a Jet Vac tanker?

A Jet Vac tanker combines powerful water jetting and vacuum capabilities. 

We use these units for operational maintenance of assets both above and below ground and for emergency response work. Read more about our Jet Vac Combi Tankers. 

Why choose MTS?

  • 24/7 Reliability 01634 250326

    There is always someone to take your call - Our field service teams operate round the clock every day of the year.
  • Rapid response

    With hub depots throughout the region, we operate a highly flexible scheduling system. We instruct our nearest available tracked field service for the quickest response.
  • Competent first time fix

    Our fully qualified and experienced teams use high performance equipment to fix problems first time with no need for back up resources or second visits. We ensure the optimum solution for your needs.
  • Extensive range of waste solutions

    Our waste management services are available for both individual jobs and more complex packaged solutions. We offer a one-stop shop whatever your requirements and we are continuing to expand our range of services through innovation and investment.
  • Experienced and qualified team

    All management and staff receive full training and are qualified to demanding industry standards in their specialised disciplines. MTS invests in its people and, with low staff turnover, retains a considerable depth of experience to ensure Customers receive the best service. Email our team today at
  • Full QUENSH management systems

    MTS operates an integrated management system comprising the individual accreditations for ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environment) and 18001 (Health and Safety). Certified and regularly audited for compliance by BSI Customers are assured of rigorous processes and procedures supporting front line service delivery
  • Trusted service provider

    MTS is entrusted by major water companies across Southern and South East England to work safely to the highest performance standards under stringent environmental and financial control. Rail, airport and highway agencies similarly demand safe and secure services from MTS for the maintenance of critical infrastructure with minimum risk to the travelling public


Got a question? Not sure which vehicle meets your needs? Go to our frequently asked questions section to find the answers. Alternatively, feel free to contact our expert team who will be happy to help.

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