Dan Thompson, Division manager with the City of Tacoma's Environmental Services gingerly displays a popular children's toy typical of the type of in-organic waste often found in the cities sewer lines that can cause costly blockages Thursday 0630/16 at the Tacoma Central Wastewater Treatment Plant. In addition to plastics, non-biodegradable wipes Thompson says grease is often a culprit in blocking city sewer lines.
Dan Thompson, Division manager with the City of Tacoma's Environmental Services gingerly displays a popular children's toy typical of the type of in-organic waste often found in the cities sewer lines that can cause costly blockages Thursday 0630/16 at the Tacoma Central Wastewater Treatment Plant. In addition to plastics, non-biodegradable wipes Thompson says grease is often a culprit in blocking city sewer lines. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
Dan Thompson, Division manager with the City of Tacoma's Environmental Services gingerly displays a popular children's toy typical of the type of in-organic waste often found in the cities sewer lines that can cause costly blockages Thursday 0630/16 at the Tacoma Central Wastewater Treatment Plant. In addition to plastics, non-biodegradable wipes Thompson says grease is often a culprit in blocking city sewer lines. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com

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