Non-dissolving products can create sewer back-up issues

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – With temporary limited supplies of toilet paper, individuals have resorted to alternative options. It is important to remember that this practice not only negatively affects Aberdeen’s wastewater facility, but it can also have a significant impact on sewer lines within individual neighborhoods. Flushing non-dissolving products can damage pumping equipment and create blockage resulting in sewer back-up issues for your home as well as neighborhood.

Non-dissolving products are basically anything other toilet paper, even if the product claims to be ‘flushable’. If you need to use these non-dissolving products, please discard of them through the trash in the most sanitary method possible.

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