Toilet paper shortage results in New Orleans sewer systems clogging

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NEW ORLEANS- Sewerage systems have clogged in the New Orleans area as residents have increasingly used non-flushable paper amid the COVID-19 outbreak-induced toilet paper hoarding and shortages.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell posted to social media, asking residents to think before they flush as “all wipes are not created equal.”

“Baby wipes, wet wipes, Lysol wipes even “flushable” wipes do not break down quickly and can lead to clogs – we are even seeing heavy duty wipes. So we need your help to stay clear,” Cantrell said in a Tweet Friday morning…Read More

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