Too many wipes in Ocean City pipes

August 8, 2013 | Advocacy

Reporting on a popular beach town in Maryland, the website said on July 28:

"There’s one thoroughly modern convenience that’s causing headaches for the people who run Ocean City’s sewer system: the so-called flushable wipe.

"Like a grown-up version of soothing baby wipes, these toilet paper accoutrements are advertised as safe for toilets. But problems can mount when they get into the rest of the sewer system.

"Wipes mimic flushable toilet paper, “but then when it gets in there, it doesn’t act like it,” said Jim Parsons, chief deputy director for Ocean City’s Public Works Department.­"

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Coincidentally, RCAP has just produced a video that addresses issue: