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S. Woodbury Township Worried About Debris Coming Through Sewage Plant


November 5, 2020

Judith Ott

The above photo shows unwanted debris at the South Woodbury Township's Sewage Treatment Plant.

The South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met Monday, Nov. 2, at the township building.

The supervisors are genuinely concerned with the amount of paper that is coming through the sewage system. They said they are finding buildup of materials that lead to function problems of the system. Mop strings, paper products such as flushable wipes, disinfectant wipes, disposable undergarments and even tampons are clogging the system. Although many labels say they are flushable, supervisors said they would appreciate it if people would not flush these items. This causes failure of the syste...

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