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Recent Florida Septic Legislation to Protect Waterways

There are many reasons that maintenance on your septic system is a top priority. Routine maintenance means that your septic system will be working correctly, saving you time and money down the road. Both are great things for the homeowner. However, that's not the reason for Florida septic legislation and laws. The third reason for regular check-ups on your septic system is to prevent groundwater and environmental contamination. Malfunctioning, broken or improperly installed septic tanks can leak harmful raw sewage into our drinking water sources. If the contaminants make it into a larger body of water, it makes the [...]

By |2019-05-09T20:16:29+00:00May 9th, 2019|Lake County, Septic Systems|

Stormwater and Commercial Properties

As we approach Florida’s rainy season, it’s essential to consider the impact of stormwater and how to manage it. After a storm, the rainwater needs to be absorbed back into the environment. Usually, this happens through ground absorption, and in natural landscapes, this stormwater nourishes plants and animals while replenishing ground water. However, the runoff from an urban environment and commercial buildings is much different in that it picks up pollutants and debris on its way back into surrounding bodies of water. This can be an issue because untreated urban stormwater can impact the environment negatively. All of these [...]

By |2019-04-19T17:14:09+00:00April 19th, 2019|Commercial Buildings, Lake County|

2018 Clermont Holiday Events

It's officially holiday season! And there is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than joining the Lake County community at these Clermont Holiday Events. So grab the family and check a few boxes off of the "Things to Do in Clermont" list by attending tree-lighting ceremonies, running around town (literally), listing to live music and more. 2018 Clermont Holiday Events Light Up Clermont, Holidays Around the World When: November 30, 2018 - December 1, 2018 Friday, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm and Saturday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Where: Historic [...]

By |2018-11-28T20:09:37+00:00November 28th, 2018|Lake County|

6 Summer Septic Tips to Avoid Problems

Summertime is meant for family, vacations, and barbecues. It’s easy to get behind with responsibilities, especially your septic system upkeep. Don’t wait until the day of the big pool party to deal with a clogged toilet or septic system. Now is an excellent time to think about what you can do to prevent septic system problems, starting with these summer septic tips. Caring for your Clermont home septic system is key to having a fun and memorable summer. Below we’ve provided you with a convenient list of six summer septic tips to help you take care of your [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:07:35+00:00July 13th, 2018|Lake County, Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

2018 Summer Events in Clermont, FL

With the summer heat upon us, the time for summer fun is here! Luckily, summer events in Clermont, FL are easy to find and there is something for everyone. From family-friendly community festivals, to weekly Farmer's Markets, to live music at the local winery, Clermont has something for everyone this summer. Summer Events in Clermont, FL 2018 Cool Sommer Mornings Spring Triathlon & Duathlon Series When: June 2, July 14, August 11 & September 8 Where: Waterfront Park, 100 3rd Street, Clermont, FL 34711 Cost: Event Dependent, Free for Spectators Enjoy themed races this year for Clermont's Annual Triathlon and [...]

By |2018-05-22T14:26:57+00:00May 21st, 2018|Lake County|

Spring Events in Clermont, FL

The groundhog may have said six more weeks of winter, but the warm Florida weather does not agree. The mid to upper 70-degree weather makes you dream of flowers and beach trips. Ready to celebrate the end of one of the coldest winters of Florida in style? Here are some spring events in Clermont, FL to kick-off the warmer months to come. Festivals and Spring Events in Clermont, FL Maybe it's a family-fun event. Or a scavenger hunt. Or a clean up to help the community shine. Here are some festivals and spring events in Clermont, FL. Pig on the [...]

By |2018-02-09T16:26:30+00:00February 9th, 2018|Lake County|

10 Hikes Near Clermont FL – Hills, Lakes & Sinkholes

Located in the central part of Florida, Clermont offers a unique Florida experience full of hilly hikes, lake views, and plenty of trails to show them off. Check out these 10 Hikes Near Clermont FL to get started. 1. Green Mountain Scenic Overlook & Trailhead 20700 County Road 455, Montverde, FL Great for everyone, the Green Mountain Scenic Overlook offers expansive views of Lake Apopka's surrounding area. A short, paved walk from the parking lot, allows everyone access to the overlook tower. Next, climb down the stairs or stroll down the graded gravel path to enjoy a short walk with [...]

By |2018-01-03T21:48:34+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Lake County|

Top 10 Clermont Holiday Events

It's time to get into the Christmas spirit with these Clermont Holiday Events and Christmas activities. Join the community for tree lighting ceremonies, fun runs, plays, tea parties, bonfires, and more! Citrus Tower Christmas Light Shows When: Every Night in December, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where: Citrus Tower Cost: Free The Citrus Tower does it big and bright for the holidays. Every December evening, the 226ft tall tower turns on over 100,000 Christmas lights in sync with seven-holiday tunes for a spectacular light show. Free parking with outdoor speakers is available at the base of the tower. The tower [...]

By |2018-11-28T17:55:56+00:00November 28th, 2017|Lake County|

Discover 12 Fun Things To Do In Clermont FL

Located just outside of the booming metropolis of Orlando, FL, the town and community of Clermont, FL is a change from their fast-tracked neighbor. With hills, groves and a quaint atmosphere, Clermont has a lot to offer its residents and visitors. Here is a list of our favorite things to do in Clermont FL. Discover 12 Fun Things To Do In Clermont FL #1 Experience Old Florida In Historic Downtown Clermont Founded in 1884 and incorporated in 1916, Clermont is one of Florida’s fastest growing cities. But, Historic Downtown Clermont keeps to its quaint roots with a scenic downtown center boasting [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:52:21+00:00May 18th, 2017|Lake County|

Should I Buy A Home With A Septic System In Florida?

Perhaps you've finally found your dream home here in Florida but discovered it has a septic system and now you have reservations. You might be wondering "Should I Buy A Home With A Septic System?" The unfamiliar can cause some home buyers to fear the septic system versus the more familiar sewer system, but are they warranted? With some research and a good septic inspection, many buyers realize that a home with a septic system can actually be a wise investment. If your home has a septic system, you are more in control of the way wastewater is processed and [...]

By |2017-05-30T23:17:12+00:00April 7th, 2017|Lake County, Septic Systems|