Remember that bacon grease you poured down the drain this morning? Or last night’s oily melted cheese you tossed in the sink? Sure, it seemed harmless. But fats, oils, and grease (FOG) create a huge problem for sewer pipes. In fact, FOG combined with roots in the sewer system can create massive clogs that cause more than half our sewer backups and overflows! This can result in costly repairs and environmental impacts.
What should you do? It’s easy:
Keep reading to learn what else you can do to help Stop the Clog!
Protecting our local creeks and waterways is important for the environment. Clean creeks are vital to a safe stormwater drainage system, and healthy creeks contribute to a safe drinking water supply.
SASD takes great pride in its environmental stewardship. For the past few years, SASD has partnered with the Sacramento Area Creeks Council (SACC) to educate residents about the sewer system and help protect local creeks.
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