What Not to Flush

What happens to “flushable” wipes when you flush them?  Does kitty litter break down when it goes down the drain?  What’s the difference between flushing toilet paper and facial tissue?  Do feminine hygiene products break down?

There are many problems and issues that can be caused by flushing the wrongs things down your plumbing.  Not only can they cause malfunctions in on-lot septic systems and clogs in your pipes but they can also cause major breakdowns at treatment plants for community or cluster wasterwater systems.

Click here to see a video showing what happens to some products people commonly flush down the toilet.

Click here to read more about what happens to your wastewater when it goes down the drain.

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