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Tom Templer, lift station mechanic at the Willmar Wastewater Treatment Facility, shows some the items that have been flushed and caught in the plant’s step screen equipment. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Flushable products causing clogs in sewer lines

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WILLMAR -- Certain consumer products such as disinfecting wipes are touted as disposable and even flushable. But those and similar products are causing problems for operators of Willmar's wastewater collection system.


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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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