Sewer blockages cost millions of pounds to put right every year and cause damage to people’s homes and the environment.
Every sewerage company has plenty of advice and help to ensure that only the right things are flushed and poured down sinks.
The major causes of blockages are fats, oils and greases, wet wipes, and the so-called ‘flushable’ healthcare and beauty products that should be disposed of in the bin.
Caring about waste
Water UK advice for consumers