While Lexington is taking big steps to improve the sanitary sewer system and water quality, there are many ways that citizens can help. Visit the pages below to learn about how you can protect water quality, improve stormwater runoff and keep our sanitary sewer system running efficiently. Learn more about Lexington's stormwater program.
Fats Oils and Grease (FOG)
FOG sticks to the sides of pipes and eventually clogs them. This backs up the pipes and causes sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs), possibly in your home or yard.