Water & Sewer System Specialists
Kent Morton knows water. He is a 4th generation owner in the water and sewer business. Kent’s dad E.J. “Mort” Morton started his business in 1958. Being the oldest of eight children Kent spent many weekends and summers helping his dad in the business. After graduating from college in 1970, and marrying in 1972, Kent started in the family business, and he has been involved in all aspects of the water business since then. He is two-time Past President of the Iowa Water Well Association, which consists of pump and well contractors. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Iowa Waste Water Association, which deals with matters important to sewer contractors. His career in water started by developing the pump and well work part of the family business. At that time, they were still pulling pumps by hand. Through the years, Kent learned other parts of the business as well, and on Nov 1 st, 1999, Mort’s Water Company in Latimer was established as a full water and sewer system service provider, employing 18 people.
In 2001, Mort’s Water Company moved into a new facility at the corner of Highway 3 and the Latimer/Coulter corner. The new location has a larger shop and warehouse, and a significantly better location. Mort’s Water Company creed is “People before profit,” they believe if you take care of the people the profit will take care of itself. They will always give you the very best service you can find. With over 150 years of experience in the water business, your water or sewer problem is their opportunity to shine. SO call 1-800-HEY-MORT the next time your water acts up.
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