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.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.


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