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Grease clogs town's arteries

Sludge found in Saratoga sewers


The town of Saratoga discovered grease was clogging sewage lines after sending video cameras through the system.

“It’s not uncommon, but it’s one of those things you just do not want to find out about,” said Public Works Director Chuck Bartlett.

The question is who put the grease there?

Bartlett showed video of several grease-clogged areas In a Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board Meeting on March 13. Town officials used rented specialized video equipment to survey the pipes, and covered about 2,500 feet of sewage line in one day. The town will continue surveying the sewage lines f...

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