Flushed Wipes And Gloves Clog Long Island Sewers
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran wants residents to be more careful about what they flush down the toilet.
Curran says rubber gloves that people wear to protect against the coronavirus have clogged sewer pipes throughout the county.
There’s been a 35% increase in reports of clogged sewers – sometimes backing up into people’s homes.
Curran says gloves and disinfectant wipes should be thrown in the trash can after use.
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