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Closing Shot: Just Saying It Doesn’t Make It True

The COVID-19 pandemic is a hoax, the U.S. election was stolen, all wipes are flushable, and the earth is flat. Just saying something untrue,...

Global Committee of Water Experts Presents Consumer Flushability Guidelines

In the absence of a sector wide definition of flushability, a group of international water experts have developed a Publicly Available Specification (PAS). The...

Peterborough Urges Residents to Stop Flushing Wipes

The City of Peterborough is urging residents to dispose all baby wipes, sanitary wipes, and disinfectant wipes in the garbage. “These wipes are being incorrectly...

Durham Region Reminds Residents to Think Before They Flush

The Region of Durham's Works Department is urging residents to only flush the three Ps—poo, pee, and toilet paper. “We are noticing an increase in...

Flushable Wipes Shouldn’t be Flushed Down the Toilet: RDOS

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is asking the public to not flush 'flushable' wipes down the toilet. Recently, the public’s rapid response to COVID-19...

Penticton, BC Joins Coalition Supporting ISO Standard Against Flushable Wipes

The City of Penticton, British Columbia has partnered with other Canadian municipalities, as well as the Municipal Enforcement Sewer Use Group (MESUG) and the...

Towards an International Standard for “Flushable”

Canadian wastewater operators are leading the charge to create an international standard defining what is truly “flushable.” Working in the wastewater facilities and sewers of...

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