Everything you Need to Know
The Utilities Department wants to remind citizens about the proper ways to dispose of fats, oils and grease (FOG), especially as families begin to cook big holiday meals.
Cooking results in excess FOG and if it isn't disposed of properly, it can end up in the City’s wastewater lines. FOG down the drain means sewer backups, costly repairs and it can harm the environment. Find out the steps you can take to stop the FOG clog!
Trash all Fats, Oils, & Grease.
All cooking oils, butter, dairy products, bacon fat and cooking grease should be absorbed with a paper towel and tossed in the trash.
Did You Know? Nearly half of all sewer blockages annually are caused by fats, oils, or grease (FOG).