Be sewer smart! Knowing what to flush can save you from expensive sewer repairs.
What to Flush
If it’s not human waste or toilet paper, don’t flush it! While toilet paper breaks down in water, other items like paper towels and wipes are designed to hold up. Garbage flushed down toilets and drains puts your pipes at risk for clogs, which could lead to sewer backups in your home, problems for the City’s sewer system, and even sewage overflows into local waters.
Remember to only flush the three p’s:
What Not to Flush
Wipes of any kind (baby wipes, disinfectant wipes, makeup wipes, etc.)