Maintaining Drains & Pipes
The drains and pipes in our homes, businesses and industries are responsible for carrying away wastewater, not for disposal. Avoid common clogs and potential backups by reviewing the topics below.
Fats, Oils and Grease from cooking and food scraps can collect in the wastewater lines and form large clogs, referred to as fatbergs, that can cause costly, damaging issues.
Wastewater belongs in the sanitary sewer - hazardous materials do not. These should be disposed of properly to help protect the wastewater system and the environment.
Flushing unused prescription and over-the-counter medication is not the right method of disposal for many reasons. Here’s what you should know.
Wastewater backups can be unpleasant, costly and cause potential health risks. Using your toilet as a trash can is most often the culprit. Clean pipes = no gripes.
Once JEA’s safe, high quality water reaches your home, cross connections and backflow could be a source of contamination to the public water system.