Article: A Simple, Effective Strategy for Preventing Clogs

Grinders Now Offer Wipes-specific Cutters

Even the most technologically advanced pumps, whether designed to handle large solids or chop solids down to a manageable size, aren’t equipped to deal with the surge in unusual materials being tossed into toilets.

The growing clog problem is stretching human resources at water utilities — many of which are already on tight budgets with skeleton crews — by generating even more calls to clear pumps and implement workarounds. At the same time, pumps running inefficiently are causing electricity expenses to skyrocket while also wearing faster so they are becoming more prone to breakdowns. Read the full article here.