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Keep Your Drains Draining

One of the absolute best ways to prevent slow or clogged drains is to be careful about what you put into them. Clever, eh? Cooking grease, coffee grounds, hair, and soap scum are four of a drain’s biggest enemies. Do whatever you can to avoid introducing any of these items into a drain. Here’s how:

  • Save cooking grease in an old coffee can or cardboard milk container. Then dispose of it in the trash.

  • Throw coffee grounds away in the garbage or add them to your mulch pile.

Keep Your Drains Draining

One of the absolute best ways to prevent slow or clogged drains is to be careful about what you put into them. Clever, eh? Cooking grease, coffee grounds, hair, and soap scum are four of a drain’s biggest enemies. Do whatever you can to avoid introducing any of these items into a drain. Here’s how:

  • Save cooking grease in an old coffee can or cardboard milk container. Then dispose of it in the trash.

  • Throw coffee grounds away in the garbage or add them to your mulch pile.

Project or Election Questions? Come to the Board Meeting on October 11th

Valley Sanitation District continues to move forward with the Interceptor Relocation Project and is awaiting comments from CDPHE on the Site Application and Environmental Assessment submittals. Things are relatively quiet for the moment with the exception of writing the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the next phase of the project. A determination on proceeding with the project will be made after the election on November 7.

Imagine a Day Without Water

Here in Colorado, we all know how important water is in our daily lives. Showers, coffee, the food we eat, and even a simple bottle of water; how could we make it through a day without water? That’s exactly the question the Value of Water Campaign is asking with their third Imagine a Day Without Water social media enrichment push.

Imagine a Day Without Water

Here in Colorado, we all know how important water is in our daily lives. Showers, coffee, the food we eat, and even a simple bottle of water; how could we make it through a day without water? That’s exactly the question the Value of Water Campaign is asking with their third Imagine a Day Without Water social media enrichment push.

REMEMBER – IT’S A TOILET, NOT A TRASHCAN! SOME THINGS JUST DON’T BELONG IN THE TOILET…

Toilets are only meant for one activity, and you know what we’re talking about!  When the wrong thing is flushed, results can include costly backups on your own property or problems at your local wastewater treatment plant.  That’s why it is so important to treat toilets properly and flush only your personal contributions to the local wastewater treatment plant.

 

DON’T FLUSH ANY ITEMS LIKE:

REMEMBER – IT’S A TOILET, NOT A TRASHCAN! SOME THINGS JUST DON’T BELONG IN THE TOILET…

Toilets are only meant for one activity, and you know what we’re talking about!  When the wrong thing is flushed, results can include costly backups on your own property or problems at your local wastewater treatment plant.  That’s why it is so important to treat toilets properly and flush only your personal contributions to the local wastewater treatment plant.

 

DON’T FLUSH ANY ITEMS LIKE:

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