Manage your Septic System after Flooding by Tropical Storms?

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Flooding in many areas is occurring with greater intensity and quite frequently, which presents various concerns and costs along with the destruction it brings. One of these is damage to the home septic systems and the inability to use them during or after the flood and subsequent sewage contamination of that flooded area.  Private septic […]

Septic System Warning Signs and Maintenance Tips

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Septic systems are used to dispose of waste generated in the household and for safety treatment. Septic systems are located beneath the ground and are a valuable utility that helps eliminate wastewater pollutants threatening human health and the environment. Poor septic maintenance can lead to system failure, which can be expensive to replace or repair. This […]

Top Reasons for Malfunctioning of Septic System?

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Why Septic System Fails? The septic malfunction may be due to poor maintenance or inappropriate design. Regular septic system maintenance, such as pumping the septic system, must be done at least every three to five years. Failure to perform routine maintenance can cause the solids in the tank to migrate into the drain field and […]

Septic Systems + Hurricanes : What You Need to Know

Hurricane Ian will make landfall shortly in Southwest Florida and if you’re wondering what you should know as a homeowner in Southwest Florida with a septic system, we’ve got all the important insight. Here’s a short list of things you need to know as a homeowner with a septic system to help get you through […]

5 Proactive Steps for Septic System Maintenance in Florida

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For homeowners in Southwest Florida that are on a septic system, it’s critically important to the health of that system and the quality of your groundwater that it be properly maintained. A poorly maintained system will require costly repairs and need to be replaced more quickly than a well-maintained system. New construction septic systems in […]

The Story The Washington Post Won’t Tell You About Water Quality

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The Washington Post published a story about failing septic systems as a result of climate change and the impact on waterways across the nation, with a focus on Florida. While the article raises an important discussion on the maintenance of septic infrastructure to protect our waterways, it ignores a much bigger issue – who is […]

Be Septic Savvy for a Happy Thanksgiving!

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With Thanksgiving comes a long list of last-minute “to do” items: shopping, decorating, and preparing food. Before you get festive, give thanks, and play turkey trivia, don’t forget to take a moment and consider your septic system maintenance. If you are having a gathering, whether it’s inside or outside, this is something you will be […]

Septic System Questions: Can Heavy Rain Impact my Septic System?

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Summers in Southwest Florida are known for our afternoon thunderstorms and heavy rain. During some storms we can get several inches of rain at once, which often overwhelmed our municipal water treatment facilities and drains and leaves our streets flooded. But how does all this rain impact your […]