The Water Pollution Control Division is dedicated to educating residents and business about damaging sanitary sewer lines with Fats, Oils, and Grease. The purpose of this program is to provide the implementation of a fat, oil, and grease (FOG) program providing protection for the City wastewater collection and treatment systems, equipment, and staff. The objective of the FOG program includes, but is not limited to:
- The minimization of the introduction of and/or removal of FOG and other soluble material associated with food preparation discharged to the city wastewater collection system
- Provide effective means of interception and removal of FOG and associated soluble material through proven effective FOG interceptors and Grease Traps.
- Prevent of sanitary sewer blockages, obstructions and Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) caused by the accumulation of fats, oils and grease discharged into the sanitary sewer system.