4 Septic System Resolutions

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] In the middle of weight loss, financial and health resolutions – your septic system is probably the last thing on your mind. But considering the large investment you have in your home and your septic system, a resolution surrounding your system is the perfect way to kick off […]

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 […]

The Truth About the Water Wars in Southwest Florida

For many, many years I have been discussing municipal wastewater facilities, with a focus around water quality issues and how they discharge the wastewater once it is treated. The irony facing those that are complaining about the Lake Okeechobee discharges is that the DEP themselves allow the more than 2,000 permitted wastewater facilities in the state of Florida to dump partially treated wastewater (known as effluent) into our waterways and into the ground via deep well injection. More than 960 million gallons per day goes into our rivers, springs and into deep well injection that claim to be more environmentally friendly.

Take Advantage of the Rainy Season: Rainwater Collection

During the summer we get more water in Southwest Florida than we know what to do with. It’s ironic that we would ever have drought issues, given the fact that like clockwork every afternoon the thunderstorms roll in, bringing as much as several inches of water in just a few hours.

Water Conservation: Water Saving Tips for your Yard

Throughout the year, but particularly during the month of April we like to take the time to remind everyone of his or her responsibility for conserving this finite natural resource. It’s important to realize that more than half of residential water use occurs outdoors. Small changes in outdoor water use could have a massive impact on the amount of water that you conserve. Here are some outdoor tips for conserving water in your yard.

Earth Day: Water Conservation with Septic Systems

While your family may have enjoyed some of the events happening throughout Southwest Florida, we want to stress the importance of living consciously every day. Septic systems and effective water management are a great start in living greener.

September 11th if Protect your Groundwater Day: Conserve Water Resources

According to wellowner.org, groundwater is responsible for as much as 50% of the water flow for natural bodies of water throughout the United States. That’s why it’s so important to conserve both our natural waterways and groundwater resources. September 11t is Protect Your Groundwater Day and we want to provide you with some useful tips to help you conserve groundwater and raise awareness for this important cause in September.

Water Efficiency For Septic Tanks in Southwest Florida

As drought conditions disappear, it’s important to keep in mind that for septic tank owners, water efficiency should be taken in account year round. Water conservation efforts inside your home reduce the amount of wastewater processed by your septic tank outside your home.

Water Conservation for Earth Day Every Day

April 22nd was Earth Day and as your Southwest Florida water management experts, we at Crews Environmental want to stress the importance of water conservation 365 days a year. April was recognized as water conservation month. As you may be aware, we’re currently experiencing drought conditions throughout Southwest Florida.