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Sewers & Pipes - Fats, Oils and Grease

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Sewers & Pipes

Sewers & Pipes

Keep your sewer lines and pipes clean by:

  1. keeping fats, oils and grease out of them. Click here for a quick article on what you can do.  Click here for a brochure providing more information.
  2. having your your pipes checked for clogs caused by fats, oils, grease, paper and/or tree roots.
  3. keeping your sewer laterals free flowing
  4. composting instead of putting food scraps down the drain.  For more information on composting, visit our compost page.

If you suspect your sewer lines are clogged, call a plumber and have them checked.

Clogged Sewer vs. Artery Photo