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Common Cloggers

Whether your household wastewater goes to the local sewage treatment plant or a septic system, here are a few things that should NEVER be flushed down the toilet or poured down the drain:

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Common Cloggers

These items can clog pipes and cause sewage backups.

  • Disposable diapers
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Grease
  • Hair
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Hot Wax
  • Paper products
  • Toothpaste
  • Food particles
  • Oil (cooking)
  • Dirt
  • Soap
  • Mineral build-up from hard water

Household Hazardous Wastes

Unless the treatment system is designed to handle these wastes, they can interfere with the treatment process and result in the release of pollutants into the environment.

  • Gasoline
  • Oil (motor)
  • Antifreeze
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Paint

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