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What Septic Tank Size Do You Need?

You are planning your dream home. The numbers of bedrooms are set. The floor plan is set. The decision to use an on-site septic system is set. Now the final question remains: What septic tank size do I need? Septic Tank Size Matters We have all heard the saying, but it is especially true when choosing a septic tank size for your home, business or property. Too small of tank means there is not enough time for waste retention in the tank leading to less than ideal settlements of waste material. What does this mean? The bacteria that are working [...]

By | 2017-07-29T00:52:10+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Septic Installation|

A Guide To Florida Septic Tank Regulations and Rules

Florida Septic Tank Regulations play an important part in protecting our drinking water. With 90% of Florida's potable water supplied through ground water, it is imperative septic systems be properly designed, installed, and maintained to protect this natural resource. Septic tank systems in Florida, otherwise known as onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems (OSTDS), are an effective and safe means of disposing wastewater for about 30% of Florida's population. There are estimated to be around 2.6 million septic tank systems in operation through this state alone, with Florida accounting for 12 percent of all the systems currently in use throughout [...]

By | 2017-07-14T21:50:31+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Septic Installation, Septic Systems|

How To Obtain A Septic System Permit In Lake County

Installing a new septic system?  Here’s your “How To” guide for obtaining a septic system permit in Lake County Florida. The permitting and inspection of Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems (OSTDS), aka septic systems, are handled through the Florida Department of Health. A properly installed and maintained septic system provides an environmentally safe way to remove wastewater and protects our water sources. With 90% of Florida’s drinking water supplied from our state’s groundwater, it’s a valuable resource to safeguard. The environmental health department in each county is responsible for maintaining local ordinances that meet or exceed the state requirements.  [...]

By | 2017-01-30T22:24:16+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Lake County, Septic Installation|

Protecting Florida’s Health With FOWA

As a member of FOWA, we are often asked, "Just what is FOWA?" That's a great question! For starters, FOWA is short for the Florida Onsite Wastewater Association. It is made up of professionals involved in onsite sewage treatment (like septic systems) dedicated to protecting water resources and the environment. Members include FL licensed contractors, plumbers, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, and septic installers like Advanced Septic Services of Clermont.  FOWA offers: an annual convention master courses continuing education credits (CEUs), and homeowner education resources. They have a hands-on training center and research facility located in Lake Alfred, FL. The Florida division [...]

By | 2017-01-17T16:20:27+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Septic Installation|