Public Works: don’t flush disposable wipes; clogs reported on sewer pumps

Disposable sanitary wipes are reportedly clogging Owensville sewer pumps, prompting the city’ public works director to ask residents to avoid flushing them down toilets.

Jeff Kuhne told aldermen on Monday that 2020 “is the year of lost manpower pulling pumps” in reference to clearing clogs created by the sanitary wipes.

Kuhne told The Republican earlier in the day his Public Works employees were pulling…Read More

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