At first glance, wet wipes labeled “disposable” or “flushable” may seem harmless to your septic system. This Des Moines, Iowa news story sheds light on the dangerous truth of flushing wet wipes down the toilet. Not only is Wet Wipe build-up an issue for homeowners, but public works employees who must immediately attend to build-up in sewer pump stations in order to avoid large-scale overflow.
You’ll likely have to call Roto-Rooter Plumbing Professionals for assistance if you frequently flush these wipes, which are found to have high levels of plastic that easily clog septic pipes, down your home or office toilet.
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