Looking after the sewerage system

To help reduce blockages and make the sewerage treatment process more efficient, it is important not to dispose of harmful materials and substances down your toilet or drains.

NEVER disposed of these items down the toilet or drain:

  • cotton buds
  • condoms
  • cooking oil or fat
  • nappies
  • food scraps
  • feminine hygiene products
  • glass and plastic
  • engine oil
  • bandages
  • paint
  • ice cream sticks
  • building rubble or off-cuts
  • ground coffee or tea leaves
  • nail polish remover
  • razor blades
  • pesticides
  • other common household chemicals