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When it rains, water falls on our roofs, roads, driveways, and compacted soils and picks up harmful substances such as oil and metals from cars, lawn chemicals, and pet waste. This combination of rain and runoff, known as stormwater, flows directly into our local waterways – rivers, streams, lakes, and Puget Sound. To protect our waterways, Seattle businesses are required by law to implement best management practices.
We help businesses meet stormwater and fats, oils, and grease regulations:
Ever experienced a clogged toilet? If so, you know it’s not only unpleasant, but can also cost your business time and money. Currently, people flush wipes of all kinds, paper towels, facial tissues, and other products down toilets at an increasing rate. This “toilet trash” is backing up sewer systems, clogging the city’s pumps and pipes, and may cause sewer overflows.
Why does trash end up in the toilet? The top three reasons customers and employees flush items other than toilet paper are:
What can you do?
For free assistance, call (206) 343-8505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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