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Blocked sewage pumps - what do you call this in your area?

Blocked sewage pumps - what do you call this in your area?

(OP)
Hi All,
We are a company from the UK and we sell a device that stops sewage pumps getting blocked up with rags. This is a very common problem and we call this "ragging". How do you refer to this process please?

RE: Blocked sewage pumps - what do you call this in your area?

plugged up???

RE: Blocked sewage pumps - what do you call this in your area?

muffin monster

RE: Blocked sewage pumps - what do you call this in your area?

It probably would be referred to as "clogging". One can buy a "non-clog" pump, a grinder pump, chopper pump, or a screw pump.

http://www.chopperpumps.com/prod_triton.html

RE: Blocked sewage pumps - what do you call this in your area?

(OP)
Thanks - Clogging is a good word! Found loads of associated jargon as well. We are trying to do some keyword research for our deragger. Maybe should have called it a 'declogger' smile

RE: Blocked sewage pumps - what do you call this in your area?

For ragging - how about "Stuffed-up", this describes the problem as well as the result.

It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. (Sherlock Holmes - A Scandal in Bohemia.)

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