Water UK calls for ban on food macerators

November 2008
Utility Week;11/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 25, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports that Water UK has called for a ban on the connection of food macerators to the sewerage system. The water industry trade body said that macerators used for the disposal of food, clinical and sanitary waste increase the risk of sewer blockages, odour and rodent infestation. According to Water UK, a ban on the use of macerators for commercial food waste was particularly important because of the impact of fats, oils and greases on sewers.


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