Coronavirus Cleaning: Should You Flush Disinfectant Wipes, Paper Towels, And Facial Tissue Down The Toilet?

corona virus cleaning: flushing wipes and paper towels down the toilet causes clogged plumbing pipes

THE PROBLEM: Even as public health officials are urging everyone to help stave off the coronavirus by cleaning surfaces with disinfecting wipes, water officials are emphasizing that an increase in the number of people flushing wipes, paper towels, and facial tissue down the toilet can overwhelm plumbing pipes, sewer systems, and wastewater treatment plants, causing additional problems for homeowners, renters,