An engagement ring was discovered over a yr after it had been by accident flushed down a rest room

  • Slightly boy by accident flushed his mother’s engagement ring down a rest room in March 2022.
  • Public works crews tried to get the ring again on the time, however they could not discover it.
  • However staff stumbled upon the ring throughout routine upkeep in Could 2023 and returned it.

A pair was reunited with an engagement ring they thought they might by no means see once more.

In March 2022, a resident of Chino Hills, California, contacted the town’s public works division, in response to a press launch from the town. 

He reported that his fiancée’s engagement ring was lacking, telling the town his future stepson had by accident flushed it down the bathroom. 

The press launch went on to say that the unnamed resident initially tried to retrieve the ring himself, even going so far as to hire a sewer inspection digicam to attempt to discover it. He advised the town that though he was capable of spot the ring with the digicam, he believed the digicam pushed the ring farther down the drain.


A toddler by accident flushed the ring.

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Metropolis employees then tried to retrieve the ring, and in response to the press launch, they thought it might be comparatively straightforward to search out as a result of the couple lived on a cul-de-sac. Regardless of a number of makes an attempt to search out it, together with flushing the resident’s sewer system greater than as soon as, metropolis employees could not find the ring on the time. 

However whereas doing routine upkeep within the space in Could 2023, members of the town’s sanitation employees noticed a hoop and grabbed it. 

Workers who labored with the resident in 2022 contacted him, and after confirming details about the ring, they sanitized it and returned it to him. Town shared a photograph of employees with the resident once they returned the ring to him on its Instagram on Thursday.

“The Metropolis’s sanitation crew was excited to have the ability to return the ring to the resident and see the resident’s expression of happiness to have it again,” the town stated in its press launch. “Technique to go Public Works crew!”