Wipes and Pipes Don't Mix
Our sewer lines are old and have limited capacity, and plumbing blockages and sewer overflows wreak havoc on our community’s buildings. One of the biggest sources of blockages are personal so-called "flushable" hygiene wipes.
Always toss disposable wipes in the garbage—never into Village toilets. Place only standard bathroom tissue in toilets throughout the Village. Despite the marketing claims that these wipes are “flushable,” they clog plumbing systems because they simply do not break down like toilet paper. Once a sewer line or toilet is clogged, the blockage attracts additional debris and becomes a critical issue.
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