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The Universal Tanker Group is a family run business with over 25 years’ experience in the waste industry. Made up of 3 Waste Management businesses – Universal Tanker Solutions, Waters Waste Services & Dial-A-Loo, the business has evolved in time from portable toilet hire to tankering services. The Universal Tanker Group are now regarded to be a leader in the waste services industry.

Take a look at our history timeline below.

1990s
Waters Waste History 1

1995

Neal Waters and Andrew Petch founded Petch Waters. Bought 4 single portable toilets and started hiring them out from a farm in Kildale

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1997

Petch Waters moved permanently to a depot in Little Ayton and added more portables toilets to the hire fleet

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1999

Bought their first Rapide 18T tanker units

2000s
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2003

The single toilet side of Petch Waters was bought by Elliott Hire. Including over 1,000 single portable toilet units

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2004

Petch Waters bought their first Whale vacuum tanker on a 26T DAF Chassis

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2007

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Depot opens

Waters Waste Doncaster Depot

2009

Doncaster Depot opens

2010s
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2011

Andrew Petch retired from the business and the name changed to Waters Waste Services Ltd

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2012

The event toilet trailers were sold to concentrate on growing the tanker side of the business

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2013

Milton Keynes depot opens

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2014

Waters Waste Services added their first artic vacuum tanker to their fleet

2015

Bromsgrove depot opens

2016

Dartford depot opens

2016

Beaconsfield depot opens

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2016

Waters Waste Services moves to new Head Office in Stokesley, North Yorkshire

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2017

The Universal Tanker Group was formed, made up of Universal Tanker Solutions & Waters Waste Services
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2018

The Universal Tanker Group acquire Dial-A-Loo Ltd in Gateshead
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2019

Universal Tanker Group take delivery of 50th vacuum tanker from Whale Tankers

2019

Swindon depot opens

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