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  • Make it a FOG-Free Thanksgiving

    Published: November 25, 2014

    The holidays are a special time for family, friends and food. As we begin to cook festive Thanksgiving meals, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works reminds citizens to properly dispose of fats, oils and grease (FOG). FOG-laden wastewater, when discharged into the City’s sanitary sewer system, accumulates in the pipes and creates sewer backups, usually through kitchen and bathroom fixtures. These blockages can also result in sanitary sewer overflows, which pollute streets and streams. To keep your wastewater flowing away from your house, make sure your FOG goes “From t...

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