It’s Never too Late to Be Septic Smart!

Be Septic Smart in September!

When you have a septic system, it’s important to be septic smart to keep your system healthy and avoid expensive repairs. In honor of SepticSmart Week (Sept. 20-24), here are some tips from the EPA to stay septic smart.  Inspect Regularly You should have your septic system professionally inspected every 3-5 years or based on […]

Get Hooked on Composting Fish Waste

Summer is right around the corner! That means it’s finally time to go to your local lake or river or – even hop on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico – and have a relaxing fishing day. It’s always a great feeling when you catch a big fish and are able to take it […]

Should You Flush Pet Waste to a Septic System?

There are more than 78 million dogs in the United States, producing millions of tons of poop annually. The question most pet owners have is how they should dispose of their pet’s waste. Some pet owners have tried composting, while others dump it into a landfill. Many flush it down the toilet or put it […]

Take Care of the Earth While Taking Care of Your Septic System

Earth Day is approaching and there are so many ways that you can improve how you take care of the planet by taking care of your septic system at the same time! This month, try taking the time to understand how you are currently maintaining your septic system and how you can develop new ways […]

Does Soda & Coffee Impact Your Septic System?

Are you pouring a lot of coffee grounds or soda down the drain at your restaurant or commercial property? A recent study by the Onsite Sewage Treatment Program at the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center wanted to find out if dumping a largequantity of soda and coffee into a septic system could have a […]

Drain Habits: Here’s to Healthy Septic Systems in 2021!

Happy New Year! After the memories and merrymaking, it’s time for resolutions! When you think about making New Year’s resolutions related to health, think about your septic system. A healthy septic system can save you money in the long run by avoiding costly emergency repairs and keep your household running smoothly. In the new year, […]

Ready for Christmas?

Christmas likely means more cooking, cleaning, and potentially even overnight guests. Before you deck the halls, think ahead about a holiday plan for your septic system and limiting water usage. If you overload your septic system, it won’t be able to properly treat wastewater. To avoid slow drains, foul smells, and backups at the worst […]

Be Septic Savvy for a Happy Thanksgiving!

Septic system tips for thanksgiving

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 […]

Are you hearing ghoulish noises from your septic tank?

Do noises from the tank go “bump in the night” a bit too much? It might be time to give it some TLC. To keep your tank in tip-top condition as Halloween nears, here are 5 ways to be a good septic system owner: Call Crews Environmental to pump out the tank when needed (especially […]

Be Septic Smart in September! (Say that five times, fast.)

Be Septic Smart in September!

As a smart septic owner, you want to keep your septic system healthy and maintained. Proper use and maintenance of your septic system starts with a little knowledge.  Understanding your septic system and how to take care of it is the first step to better health. It also saves money and helps the environment. SepticSmart […]