OHIO – This information applies at all times, however in light of the current situation the Circleville Department of Utilities wants customers to be aware.
Certain items will cause backup issues for customers. In addition it will also cause backup issues at the pumping stations at the waste water treatment facility.
- Wet Wipes clog pipes, never flush disposable wipes down the toilet unless they are “flushable” wipes.
- Personal hygiene products make sure these go into the trash not the toilet as they also can cause backups. Dental floss, cotton balls/swabs, and feminine hygiene products should be trashed not flushed.
- Medications medicines once dissolved in water theres no getting that out of the water. Look for medicine drop off locations or destroy the medicines and place it in the garbage.
- Cat Litter does not go in the toilet please dispose of it in the trash.
- Paper towels another item in the toilet paper shortage, towels are tough for cleaning but they are also tough on our pipes toss them in the garbage dont flush them.