Flushed Wipes and Grease cause 3,000 Gallon Sewer Overflow

Wipes strike again!

The town of Garner, North Carolina was alerted to a massive sanitary sewer overflow from a manhole on U.S. Highway 70 West at 9am last Saturday morning. Crews worked tirelessly to clean up the 3,000 gallon spill until it was finally resolved by 2pm. The crews released information about the clog and deemed the culprit to be wipes and grease.

The City of Raleigh has begun urging its residents to not flush wet wipes down the sewer in order to prevent these massive sewage clogs and dangerous overflows.

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