Low Pressure Sewer System Information

Low Pressure Sewer System Graphic Carolina Lift Stations

Care and Use of Your Grinder Pump

The grinder pump is capable of accepting and pumping a wide range of materials. The following items should never introduced into any sewer either directly or through a kitchen waste disposal.

  • Glass
  • Diapers
  • Metal
  • Seafood shells
  • Goldfish stone
  • kitty litter
  • condoms
  • plastic (toys, utensils, etc)
  • Cooking grease, oils or fats
  • Sanitary napkins or tampons
  • Rags or cloth (including baby wipes)
  • “Flushable” wipes of any kind. (These do not decompose and will harm your pump)

In addition you must not introduce into any sewer:

  • Explosives
  • Strong chemicals
  • Flammable material
  • Gasoline
  • Lubricating oil and/or grease

Power Failure

Your grinder pump cannot dispose of wastewater without electrical power. If electrical power service is interrupted, keep water usage to a minimum.

Pump Failure Alarm

Your Low Pressure Sewer System has been manufactured to produce an alarm signal in the event of a high water level in the basin. Be sure to call the emergency service number (listed below and on the panel Label) as soon as possible when your alarm sounds. The alarm wiU have a red Light and a buzzer will sound. If the light remains on, water usage must be restricted.Continued water use while the alarm is active could result in a back-up into the house or overflow into the yard. Please notify us even if the alarm clears itself.

EMERGENCY CALL LIST

Weekdays: (8am 5pm)      803-628-0742
After Hours:
            1-888-241-1096