Wipes, Masks And Gloves Among PPE Equipment Clogging Sewers, Storm Drains Across The U.S.Officials in cities and rural communities across the country are issuing pleas to be careful what you flush -- as wastewater plant operators report a surge of clogged pipes and damaged equipment caused by face masks, gloves and wipes.
Continuous Rain, Rising Water Causes Sewage Overflow In North Texas CityRainfall and rising water has resulted in discharges from the wastewater collection system in one North Texas city.
City Blames Sewer System Obstruction For Dallas Love Field Garage FloodingAfter heavy rain Tuesday night, about 70 vehicles parked in the lower level of the garage were partly or completely submerged by Wednesday morning.
Baltimore Workers Remove "Fatberg" Of Grease From Sewer PipeA "fatberg" that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed.
Heavy Rain Causing North Texas Sewers To OverflowMultiple cities across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex are reporting sanitary sewer overflows.
Sachse Sewer Overflowing WastewaterThe city estimates nearly 150,000 gallons will overflow if it continues through Sunday.
Legally Blind Woman Injured After Falling Into Uncovered ManholeA legally blind woman falls into an uncovered manhole on Weiler Boulevard, in southeast Fort Worth. The 34-year-old woman was walking with her young son at the time.
So-Called "Flushable" Wipes Causing Pipe, Sewer ProblemsWith each and every flush, some North Texans are doing something that could cost them and their respective cities a lot of money. We're talking about those so-called "flushable" wipes.