Do Your Part. Be SepticSmart!

Keeping your septic system in good working order is one of the best things you can do to help maintain the quality of our lake water.  Read on to learn what you can do to protect Hutchins Lake and your family’s health by properly using and maintaining your septic system.

Please download the SepticSmart Quick Tips Infographic and post in your home to inform and remind your family and guests how they can protect Hutchins Lake and their health.

SepticSmart Quick Tips

Watch the EPA’s SepticSmart Quick Tips Video in less than 3 minutes to learn about the importance of properly using and maintaining your septic system including; what not to put down the drain, what not to flush down the toilet, using water efficiently, regularly testing your well water, shielding your septic field, regularly inspecting your septic system, and regularly pumping your septic tanks.

SepticSmart Program

The EPA’s SepticSmart program provides a wealth of online resources to facilitate an understanding of how to properly care for and use your septic system, how simple septic maintenance can save you money and protect your property value, and why maintaining your septic system can protect your family’s health and the environment.

Follow these SepticSmart quick tips every day to protect Hutchins Lake and your family’s health:

  1. Think at the Sink! Learn what not to put down your kitchen sink (such as fats, oils, or greases), how to properly dispose of food waste and how to use cleaning supplies in moderation.

  2. Don't Strain Your Drain! Learn about the importance of using water efficiently, staggering water use of water- based appliances and using energy efficient appliances.

  3. Keep It Clean! Learn about the importance of testing your well water, and its relationship to your septic system. Contact the Allegan County Health Department for well water testing.

  4. Shield Your Field! Learn about your septic system’s drainfield, including how it works, and tips to take care of it.

  5. Protect It and Inspect It! Learn about a typical septic system inspection, how often an inspection should be performed and considerations for advanced systems. Contact Septic Tank Systems in Fennville to get your septic system inspected and maintained today.

  6. Don't Overload the Commode! Learn about what can be flushed down the toilet, and what should be thrown in the trash.

  7. Pump Your Tank! Learn about a typical septic tank pump-out service, and how a septic tank works.

Septic Tank Systems, Co.

Please contact Septic Tank Systems Co, owned by Bill & Sandi Busscher of Fennville, to have your septic system regularly inspected and maintained to protect Hutchins Lake for generations to come.

You can count on Septic Tank Systems for all your septic needs. Family owned and operated since 1971 and actively supporting the Fennville community and surrounding areas including Allegan county.  Services include septic tank cleaning and maintenance, septic tank system installation and repairs, and portable restrooms rental for construction sites, parties and other special events.

To learn more about all the services provided, or for a free estimate, contact Septic Tank Systems today at:

5946 124th Ave, Fennville, MI, 49408
At the Corner of Eagle Point Drive & M-89

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