Company Profile

Environmental Systems Service, Ltd. (ESS) is an independent company offering high quality technical services in the chemical and biological sciences. Services are provided in the disciplines of environmental consulting, water and wastewater treatment, field sampling and environmental testing. The firm is a privately held corporation and is not a subsidiary of another company. Its product is accurate and timely technical information provided confidentially at a reasonable cost.

ESS was organized in 1973 in Culpeper, VA as a contracts operations company to provide water and wastewater operations and maintenance services. Subsequently, an in-house laboratory was established to support the operating functions. In 1978, ESS expanded it’s services with the purchase of Country Water Systems which specializes in water treatment and water pump sales and service.

The majority of our clients are in the Mid-Atlantic States and clients range from small independent companies to Fortune 500 companies.

Our mission is to provide accurate and timely technical information at a reasonable cost.  We are committed to environmentally responsible operations, which include using natural resources wisely and considering the overall impact on the environment.

Environmental sustainability practices are incorporated by identifying and implementing techniques and practices that emphasize the environmental management hierarchy of pollution prevention (source reduction), reuse, recycling, treatment, and environmentally safe disposal.

ESS is proud of its growth and the ongoing professional development of its staff. Recognizing the value of customer satisfaction, our goal is to provide exceptional service with quality results in a timely manner.

Corporate Office and
Environmental Services

218 North Main Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

Toll Free: 1-800-541-2116
Phone: 540-825-6660
Fax: 540-825-4961

Sales and Customer Service

17221 Elko Road
S. Chesterfield, VA  23803

Phone: 540-219-7188


Country Water Systems

123 West Spencer Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

Phone: 540-825-2781

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
(Emergency Service Available)