20 Feb 2019

Wet wipes major sewage pipe blockers

From The Panel, 4:44 pm on 20 February 2019

The horrible truth about wet wipes. Watercare in Auckland says baby wipes are the major cause of blockages in the sewage system. An estimated 53 million wet wipes are fished out of the Mangere waste processing plant each year. Many of the wet wipes manufacturers claim they're flushable. Consumer NZ's Jessica Wilson explains how they can get away with these claims.