Avoid Holiday FOG Clogs: Keep Fats, Oils and Grease Out of Drains

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November 16, 2016

When: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 17

Where: Garden Senior Center, 5325 Greely Drive, 78412

Who: Utilities Department Staff

What: Monitoring Wastewater Lines from a Food Establishment


CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The holidays are a time to celebrate with food, family and friends. November through January is the time of year the City sees an increase in sewer obstructions related to fats, oils and grease (FOG). If FOG are not disposed of properly after preparing a holiday meal at home or at restaurants, it can result in costly sewer overflows. See what food establishments use to monitor FOG before it enters the sewer system and the steps residents and business owners can take to prevent holiday FOG clogs. For more information contact Public Information Officer Gabriela Morrow at (361) 826-3583 or at gabrielam@cctexas.com.