300 Cochran Road
Clemson, SC 29631
Ph: (864) 653-2046
Fx: (864) 653-2076
This notice is for all of our residents that are connected to the City of Clemson’s sewer system or will be in the future. This information is intended to educate the customer and anyone living in your home as to what should not be flushed down the toilet or poured into a drain. We recently have experienced a number of clogged sewer lines in the City, and clogged pumps at our sewer pump stations because of foreign material being flushed down the toilets or poured down the drains. The sewer lines and sewer pump stations are designed to handle used water, human waste and tissue paper only.
Examples of what should not be flushed down the toilets or poured down drains are as follows:
All of the above items mentioned should be thrown out with the trash or disposed of properly. Please remember…only water, human waste and toilet tissue paper should be flushed down toilets. Clogged sewer lines and pumps lead to sewer backups into homes, which are expensive to clean and repair. These cost are borne by the sewer rate payer. If a sewer back-up occurs you can be held responsible for the costs to correct the problem.
Please share this information with all members of your household. If you have any outside contract/contractor work in your home, please be sure to pass this information on to them as well. Please help us protect our employees, sewer lines and pump stations. If you have any questions about this information please feel free to call Doris Wilson, Chief Operator, of the City of Clemson’s Cochran Road Wastewater Treatment Plant at 864-653-2046.