Are baby/adult wipes flushable?
No, so-called "disposable" baby/adult wipes are becoming one of the biggest problems facing wastewater districts around the country. These wipes catch on rough spots in sewers and act as a seed for clogs to start forming. Most sewer systems use pumps to lift sewage and move it along the lines. Baby/adult wipes and other types of rags can bind up in these pumps and shut them down. The best place to dispose of sanitary wipes is in the trash. Only toilet paper should go down the drain.

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1. Are baby/adult wipes flushable?
2. Is reclaimed water safe?
3. Is there lead in my drinking water, and if so what can I do about it?
4. Should I put my used cooking grease down the drain?
5. What is reclaimed water?
6. Why do we use reclaimed water and what are the benefits of reuse?
7. Why do we sometimes smell odors near the wastewater treatment plant?
8. What causes these odors?
9. How does ACWWA minimize odors at the wastewater treatment plant?
10. What can I do if I smell an odor I think is coming from the plant?
11. What happens when the LTCWRF receives an odor complaint?