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Do you know what you should and should not flush down the toilet or put down the drain? ONLY human waste and regular toilet paper should be flushed, and you should never pour grease down the drain. An easy way to remember it is the “Three P-s”: Poop, pee, and (toilet) paper.

You should NOT flush:

  • Wipes (even those labeled “flushable”)
  • Anything made of plastic
  • Aquarium gravel or cat litter
  • Cigarette butts
  • Disposable toilet brushes
  • Grease or oil
  • Medications
  • Paper towels, rags, and disposable dust towels
  • Tampons and sanitary napkins

Flushing non-flushables causes major problems for our system, and for your plumbing!

You should also avoid putting Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) down the drain. Both non-flushables and FOG can create major problems for your plumbing and our sewer system!

For more information, see the resources below.

Greer CPW's lobby and drive thru will be closed Sept. 29 - Oct. 2 due to the migration of our billing software and customer service portal – PayGo. We will also not be able to accept over the phone or auto draft payments during this time. Any customer scheduled for auto draft will be processed the next business day. Please follow any instructions you receive by text or email to set up your new portal in PayGo. Our afterhours call center will still accept calls for emergencies only at 864-848-5500.Learn More