Telephone: 615-746-5315 | After Hours Emergency: 615-746-5315
Monday-Friday 7:30 am–4:00 pm

Sewer Do’s & Don’ts

DO NOT allow the following to enter the sewer system:

  • Grease, fat, or food scraps
  • Oils, paint, or solvents
  • Human or pet hair
  • Kitty litter, coffee/tea grounds, eggshell, or cigarette butts
  • Paper towels, newspaper, sanitary napkins, or diapers – Tampon and Plastic Applicators
  • Chlorine, pool or spa products
  • Pesticides herbicides, or other agricultural chemicals
  • RidX
  • Cigarette Butts
  • Any other product that is not biodegradable

DO become aware of the system by knowing the following:

  • Customer is liable for damages to riser & lid, control box, all piping
  • Know where your step system components are located – Riser Cover & Control Box
  • Know where Disconnect Switch or Breaker in Electrical Panel in home is located
  • Know the telephone number to call if the alarm sounds (746-5315)
  • Call TN ONE CALL (1-800-351-1111) before you dig in your yard, PVUD will mark the facilities for you
  • Conserve water when possible – leaks cost you