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It was 1979 when Nelson Sanitation & Rental, Inc. opened for business as a family-owned septic pumping service provider. Today, we are proud to remain a trusted leader in the industry. As the years have passed, we’ve grown, both in the number of professionals we have on staff and in our service offerings and reach. But since day one and still to this day, we remain entirely dedicated to customer experience. It is our vision to continue to provide the very best sanitation & rental service in the industry for individuals and businesses all around Minnesota.

We take tremendous pride in our work and our customer service, across all of Central Minnesota and the Northern Twin Cities. As a company who remembers where we came from, we’re dedicated to providing the type of experience that makes you feel good about your partnership with us. That means, if you ever have any questions, feel free to reach out directly and we’ll be happy to assist.

Company Timeline

Nelson’s opened for business as a family owned septic service provider.
We began renting portable toilets and portable sinks.
Acquired the portable restroom division from Geyer Rental.
Acquired the portable restroom division from Tom Kraemer Inc.
Moved into our new 5-acre corporate headquarters to support our growing business.
Purchased our first Hydro Vac truck
Started our Televising division, specializing in storm and sanitary sewer inspections.
Acquired the portable restroom division from Blakeman Portable Toilets
Moved our Brainerd shop location to HWY 371 in Brainerd

As we continue to grow, Nelson Sanitation & Rental, Inc. is proud to be able to give back to our communities in ways both big and small. Whenever possible, our team gets involved in community events and spends a great deal of time ensuring other community members get to know us as well. We’re here and happy to serve!

Community Involvement

Minnesota Onsite Wastewater Association
Go Green
Central Minnesota Builders Association
Mn Rural Water Association
Brainerd Lakes Chamber
St Cloud Area Chamber Of Commerce
Little Falls Area Chamber
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