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Wipes Clog Pipes!

As always, Sangamon Valley Public Water District urges that residents not flush any of the materials listed below down their toilet, but we wanted to send this out as a reminder as some residents have been unable to purchase toilet paper during the pandemic. Check out the news video below about this reminder.

"Flushable" Wipes Cause Major Issues for Cities

Do Not Flush These Materials Down The Toilet:

  • “Flushable” Wipes
  • Baby Wipes
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Sanitary Wipes
  • Cleaning Wipes
  • Diapers
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Gloves
  • Prophylactic sheath