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Meet the People Behind Alkota

People behind Alkota

Innovating and Perfecting Pressure Washers Since 1964

Whether you lead the smallest family-run machine shop or the largest of industrial facilities, when you work with Alkota, you’ve got masters of the trade on your side.

Alkota got its start all the way back in 1964 building steam cleaners in a converted creamery in Alcester, South Dakota, the little rural town we still call home. Since then, we’ve innovated and perfected technology that has earned us the most loyal customers in the world.

That’s because our people have been building cleaning systems for decades. A good many of our crew have been with us more than twenty years, some over thirty years — and yes, even a few of us have been around for more than four decades. With this many years of experience, our builders know the industry and what it takes to deliver the perfect product for any application.

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We've Got the Dirt On The Dirt You've Got

Over the years, Alkota has perfected pressure washing technology, combining higher pressures, higher volumes and higher temperatures which has resulted in an excellent balance between performance and efficiency. Our standard models have earned a reputation for durability and ease of maintenance, and our people have distinguished us as the leader in custom-designed pressure washers for unique applications.

Today Alkota has a diverse line of products and a worldwide distributor base. But everything we do starts with the devotion and care of our people. Our builders are masters of the trade with an unrivaled ability to solve problems and custom build solutions as durable as the commitment they bring to work every day.

At Your Service

Of course, the longevity we enjoy in the shop is yours to enjoy on the job. When you take an Alkota pressure washer to work, you take more wisdom, know-how and back-up than any other equipment in the business. We custom-build our own products right here in South Dakota, and we’re not afraid to tackle problems with other company’s pressure washers either.

Give us a call and become part the Alkota family. You will always reach an actual person whether you call your local dealership or the Alkota headquarters - just the same as when we started.

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American Water Systems

6422 Long Drive
Houston, TX 77087
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About Us

American Water Systems is a proud distributor of Alkota Cleaning Systems in Houston. We are dedicated to cleaning your messes and taking care of our customers with our wide range of power washers, steam cleaners, heaters, and water treatment systems. Our team is always ready to help you find the right cleaning system for the job. More Info

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