Wastewater Information

Wastewater Information

Wasterwater Treatment Plant Aerial Wastewater Treatment Plant is located at 4306 Stearns Lane

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Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) aren't just bad for your arteries, they're bad for our sewers! When FOG is discharged into the sewer, it attaches to the side of the sewer pipes, reducing or causing obstructions in the flow. Common causes for sewer backups are pipes blocked by grease that has been poured down household drains. Most foods and many drinks contain FOG. Discharging FOG into the sewer can not only create overflows and backups, but can cause health hazards, damage home and business interiors, and threaten the environment.

  • DO pour cooled oil and/or grease into a container; then seal and discard with your regular trash.
  • DO wipe off oil and/or grease from pots, pans, dishes, and all cooking surfaces.
  • DO put baskets/strainers in sink drains to catch food scraps; then empty contents into the trash or compost.
  • DO scrape food scraps into the trash or compost.
  • DON'T pour oils and/or grease down sink drains or toilets.
  • DON'T wash fryers, pots, pans, and plates with water until oil and/or grease are removed.
  • DON'T dispose of food scraps down sink drains.