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This section includes media contact information and recent press releases. Members of the press may direct inquiries about SASD to the contacts listed at right.

No Wipes in the Pipes
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No Wipes in the Pipes
ABC10 reports on problems "flushable" wipes are causing for the sewer system

Just because something can be flushed, doesn’t mean it should be! Check out Giacomo Luca’s and ABC10’s full coverage on how flushable wipes are causing big problems for our sewer system. This problem is completely preventable, and customers are the answer! Toss those wipes in the trash. Only human waste and toilet paper should ever be flushed.

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How to Avoid a Holiday Disaster Lurking in the Pipes
ABC10 rides along with crews to learn how SASD works to Stop the Clog

ABC 10’s John Bartell went out in the field with SASD’s crews to see how we deal with fats, oils, and grease in the sewer, which is an especially vexing problem during the holiday cooking season. Watch the report here.

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Give Thanks for Clear Pipes – Can it! Scrape it! Trash it!
This holiday season, help Stop the Clog by properly disposing of used cooking oil and food scraps

Sacramento, Calif.―It’s the time of year for family and friends to come together and enjoy a delicious meal. After all the planning and prepping, the last thing anyone needs is a costly sewer backup to ruin the holiday.

Sewer blockages and backups caused by improper disposal of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) typically increase during the holidays. The Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD) is reminding area residents to properly dispose of FOG to keep their sewer pipes clog-free.

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“Stop the Clog” Takes Holiday Message on the Air
SASD's Jan Holm gives listeners tips on how to keep their pipes clog-free

An interview with Stop the Clog Program Manager Jan Holm was aired on Sunday, November 16, on several Sacramento-area radio stations, including KCTC-AM, KDND-FM, KKDO-FM, KRXQ-FM, KSEG-FM, and KUDL-FM. Jan gave listeners tips on how to keep their sewer pipes clog-free during the holiday season, which is always a challenging time of year for SASD due to the increased number of backups and overflows caused by improper disposal of fats, oils, and grease down the drain.

Press Release

Give Thanks for Clear Pipes – Can it! Scrape it! Trash it!
This holiday season, help Stop the Clog by properly disposing of used cooking oil and food scraps

Sacramento, Calif. – It’s the time of year for family and friends to come together and enjoy a delicious meal. After all the planning and prepping, the last thing anyone needs is a costly sewer backup to ruin the holiday.

Sewer blockages and backups caused by improper disposal of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) typically increase during the holidays. The Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD) and the City of Sacramento’s Department of Utilities are reminding area residents to properly dispose of FOG to keep their sewer pipes clog-free.

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Can it! Scrape it! Trash it!
Your plumbing will thank you

Sacramento, Calif.—The Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD) wants to remind everyone that watching football and eating a ton of food makes for a great Thanksgiving, but putting those food scraps down your sink or garbage disposal could put a damper on your plumbing and holiday.

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