What happens to sewage after we flush?
Sewage is pumped to the Deerfield Wastewater Reclamation facility. The sewage is treated and disinfected and discharged into the West Fork North Branch of the Chicago River. In many cases, the discharged water is cleaner than the water in the river.

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1. What type of sewers does the Village have?
2. What function do storm sewers provide?
3. What function do sanitary sewers provide?
4. Who is responsible for the sanitary services?
5. Who do I contact if there is a sewer back up in my home?
6. Why is there an odor coming from my floor drain?
7. What happens to sewage after we flush?
8. What should not be flushed?