When you flush wipes, divers have to travel 80-90 feet into raw sewage to clear clogs

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Officials with the Charleston Water System in Charleston, South Carolina shared a series of photos on social media showing the impact wipes have on sewer pipes.

They said baby wipes clogged a series of large pumps at their “Plum Island Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thursday, Oct. 11, and they then had to work 24/7 to get them out. Meanwhile, a series of bypass pumps had to be used to handle the normal, daily flow.

You know wipes clog pipes, right? If not, baby wipes...


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