Woonsocket spends $20K to clean sewer blockage from flushed hand wipes

WOONSOCKET – State and city officials are reminding Rhode Islanders not to dispose of hand wipes and paper towels in the toilet, including those that are described as being flushable. They may be flushable through home plumbing, but they are getting stuck in sewer pipes and at processing plants across the state, according to news…

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