The City of Estevan has been experiencing operational problems with various sewage pumping stations and public sewer mains. The cause of the problem relates directly to the products and materials discharged from property owners to the City of Estevan public sewer mains.

Baby wipes, feminine, cleaning and disinfectant wipes, toilet bowl scrubbers, and paper towels might be labelled as disposable or flushable, but these items must not go down the drain toilet. These products do not break down in the sewer system and can cause plugs in sewer pipes and sewage pumping stations, resulting in sewer backups and equipment damage.

When in doubt, use the three Ps rule, flush Pee, Poo and Paper (toilet paper) only!

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Media inquiries

Rebecca Westling
Destination Marketing | Communications Consultant
City of Estevan | Corporate Services
P: (306) 634-1847 / C: (306) 421-9206

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