Friday, June 12, 2015
Socks have feelings too
“The socks are being flushed on the lower level of the Fine Arts Complex. They’re making it through the toilet but are getting stuck in the pump motors at a lift station where sewage is pumped to another level. Although a catch was installed, enough socks have showed up that it regularly overflows.
Maintenance workers posted signs in bathrooms last week asking people not to flush socks. It didn’t slow things down — about 40 more socks showed up in the next few days. “
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - University of Alaska asks students to please not flush their socks