Skip to page body Home About Community Living Doing Business Browse by Topic I Want to... Your Government

News Releases

News Review
Blog: Fighting fatbergs is a dirty (but avoidable) job
Posted Date: 11/28/2018 2:30 PM
By Jennifer Nations, Water Resource Coordinator 

Fats, oils, and grease (FOG) – along with flushable and non-flushable rags and wipes – merge in our sewers to form solid, immovable blockages known as fatbergs. Our courageous wastewater operators must manually remove disgusting balls of grease, wads of wipes, paper towels – even underwear – to keep expensive equipment from being damaged.