Anyone who has serviced portable toilets will admit that dealing with clogged hoses is one of the most frustrating parts of the job. In the best-case scenario, the item causing the clog can be removed without causing damage to the hose or vacuum pump and only delay work and disrupt your schedule. But in the worst-case scenario, the clog will result in equipment damage that requires replacement.
There is a long list of items that may be found in a portable toilet. With luck, most of it will not get sucked up when the tank is being pumped. However, it’s almost inevitable that some of it will at some point. The infographic below details some of the items that have been found in toilet tanks and resulted in clogged hoses.
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Clogged Hoses: What Has Been Found?
- Mini liquor bottles
- Disposable gloves
- Sex toys
- Golf balls