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FOG refers to Fats, Oil, and Grease from food preparation and kitchen clean up. FOG is found in such things as:
Residential households contribute FOG build-up in the sewer lines when grease is washed into the plumbing system, usually through the kitchen sink. FOG build-up must be physically removed from sewer lines by City of Moscow staff. This requires expensive equipment and is a time consuming process. FOG does not always wait until it gets to the city sewer lines before it starts accumulating on pipes. It can be a major contributor to many blockages in private sewer lines. When a blockage occurs within your plumbing system, you are responsible for removing the blockage. Doing so can range from inconvenient and unpleasant to quite expensive if a plumber’s service is required.
The easiest way to solve the grease problem is to keep FOG out of the sewer system in the first place. Follow the easy disposal tips listed below: