(Just the) June 2014 Maintenance Tip of the Month

Tenants, please don’t flush “flushable wipes”. I know, what’s in a name, right? Aside from an alarming lack of oversight regarding what may or may not be flushable, there are these two articles regarding the problems these so-called “flushable wipes” are causing properties and sewage systems (inter)nation(ally) wide.

http://nymag.com/news/intelligencer/flushable-wipes-2013-10/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/flushable-personal-wipes-clogging-sewer-systems-utilities-say/2013/09/06/9efac4e6-157a-11e3-a2ec-b47e45e6f8ef_story.html

Remember, bodily fluids and toilet paper are the only items that can safely be flushed down your toilet.

 

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