Grease Free Gets a Face Lift

All utilities have an educational campaign to educate their customers about sanitary sewer overflows (read: wastewater spilling up over manholes into backyards, neighborhoods, creeks and streams, GROSS). As terrible as these are, the are completely avoidable if you avoid putting items down the drain that will cause clogs in the pipes. These items include: Grease... Continue Reading →

Grease in Pipes Continues to Cause Sewer Spills

The FY16 Wastewater report has been released. The report summarizes activities taken by the department to successfully collect and treat the community’s wastewater before recycling it to the environment. Wastewater treatment plants treated over 30 billion gallons of wastewater during FY16. Wastewater flows through 4,244 miles of pipes to treatment plants. On occasion, blockages of... Continue Reading →

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