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2 years 3 months ago

Sewers to be tested using smoke

Pueblo Wastewater Division employees will be testing sewer lines near the State Fairgrounds the first week of June. People who live in the area may notice smoke coming out of the sewer systems, but there's nothing to be alarmed about. The smoke testing involves placing smoke devices in...

2 years 3 months ago

Keep your neighborhood unplugged

The Colorado Springs Stormwater Division is asking residents to keep the storm drains clear. This is the time of year when people prune trees and clean up their yards. But if left near a storm drain, that refuse can find its way into the drainage system and even into Fountain...

3 years 9 months ago

Avoid Thankgiving plumbing problems

Colorado Springs Utilities says the biggest day of the year for wastewater back ups is, believe it or not, Thanksgiving. The reason? People dump turkey fat, oil and grease down the drain instead of throwing it away in the garbage. They recommend to dump the turkey fat, oil...

3 years 9 months ago

Recycle that used cooking oil

Pueblo residents have a way to get rid of that used cooking oil after Thanksgiving, without causing problems to their sewer drains. Just recycle it. City and county residents can drop off their used cooking oil, including fats, oils and grease (vegetable and animal) at no cost from November...

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