Handling the Wipes

Grinder pump makes quick work of “flushable” wipes and other system-clogging solids.
Handling the Wipes
Close-up of the pump material after grinding. Rags and non-flushables are ground into material that can pass through most septic and sewer systems.

Flushable wipes are one of those products you love to hate. Sure, they’ve made cleaning easier and taken the hassle out of so many daily household chores, but they cause a myriad of problems in both private and public wastewater systems.

Several manufacturers showed up at the...

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