Diving and Sewage. Not A Good Mix

divers in sewage

divers in sewage

photo credit: Fox News & Charleston Water System

A Grim Warning from South Carolina Officials

Now here’s an example of Sewage Superheroes! Scuba divers were tasked to take a deep dive into raw sewage to unclog the system. After navigating down about 80 – 90 feet down through sewage, they discovered a monster of a clog primarily comprised of flushable wet wipes.

How did it get so bad! Culprit: “Flushable” Wipes. Not so flushable! The Charleston Water System of North Carolina, warns local residents of the impact these wipes are having to the sewage system. Their advice is simple: “Don’t flush stuff like this.”

Read more about the excursion here