Column: From the desk of Public Works

by Claude Valcourt

When it comes to utilities such as Water and Sewer, most people don’t even think about what is going down the pipe, or where it goes, until you end up with that undesirable sewer backup! Not something anyone likes to deal with.
With more low-flow toilets, it is more important than ever that you pay attention to what you are putting down your pipes. In fact, the increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the nation.

Please take time to look at the link provided foxnews.com/us/2013/09/23/popular-bathroom-wipes-blamed-for-clogs-backups-in-sewers-across-us/

It can save you time and money by becoming aware and taking action. Check out the Public Works section on the Morinville website for more information or pick up some information from available at Town Hall or at the Public Works office.

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