Talk Grease Before You Talk Turkey

WSSC’s Chief Engineer to be Featured on Channel 4 News

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Laurel – November 17, 2016 –Tune in to Channel 4 News at 4:00 p.m. today and get a much needed Can the Grease lesson ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

WSSC’s Chief Engineer Gary Gumm breaks down the 411 on cooking grease and sewer pipes. The bottom line... they don’t mix!

When cooking that holiday bird, or anything that creates grease, you should Can it, Cool it and Toss it! Grab a soup can, pour the grease in the can, let it harden in the refrigerator or freezer, then toss it in the trash.

You’ll see what grease looks like inside WSSC’s sewer pipes on Channel 4 News at 4:00 p.m. today.

Check out for more information about Can the Grease and to request a free Can the Grease lid.

Established in 1918, today WSSC is among the largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation. We proudly serve the 1.8 million residents of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, providing life’s most precious resource. WSSC drinking water has always met or exceeded federal standards.


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