BBC News reports: Wet Wipe Pollution: 'Fine To Flush' Message Still Not Understood
BBC News is reporting that UK sewers are under heavy distress caused by so called flushable wet wipes: "We've all been told that flushing wet wipes down the toilet is a big no, but these disgusting pictures show us why we should be listening.
Billions of the wipes containing plastic are still being used every day, leading to blocked sewers and river pollution.
An MP is trying to make a ban on these type of wipes the law.
And water companies want to put an end to the confusing 'fine to flush' message on some packaging.
A spokesman says it suggests people can throw as many as they like down the toilet - which is leading to some truly revolting finds in UK sewers." Read more from BBC News