Flushables News

  1. Associations Collaborate To Launch Improved 'Flushability' Guidelines To Reduce Impacts Of Improper Wipes Disposal
    3/19/2015
    A group of five associations, representing the water sector and the nonwoven fabrics industry, announced recently that they are working collaboratively on the joint development of a new edition of guidelines that will influence product design.
  2. New Muffin Monster® 10K Sewage Grinders From JWC Environmental Pack Tough Grinding Power In A Compact Package
    2/12/2015

    The new 10K Series Muffin Monster® from JWC Environmental combines superior waste grinding capabilities in a compact, easy-to-install unit that’s perfectly suited to a variety of wastewater grinding applications. This newest addition to the hard-working family of Muffin Monster grinders is available in pipeline, open channel and pump station configurations that pack big power in a small package.

  3. Xylem Wins Innovative Technology Award From Water Environment Federation
    9/30/2014

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has won a 2014 Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for the company’s revolutionary wastewater pumping solution, Flygt Experior.

  4. JWC Environmental Showcases New Technologies To Prevent Pump Clogs At WEFTEC 2014
    9/17/2014

    JWC Environmental (JWC) will unveil new wastewater technologies to help fight the disposable wipes crisis.

  5. Flushable Wipes On Trial
    3/18/2014

    The maker of flushable wipes is facing a federal class-action suit filed by customers who say the product clogged their plumbing. 

  6. 'Flushable' Wipes Are Clogging The Sewers
    9/25/2013

    So-called "flushable" personal wipes are not living up to their name.

  7. Partnership To Help Reduce Non-Flushable Items In Wastewater Systems
    9/18/2013

    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry; the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA); the Water Environment Federation (WEF); and the American Public Works Association (APWA) -- have all agreed to work together to help reduce the burden of non-flushable disposable products in the wastewater system.

  8. California WEA Panel Discussion To Be Held April 18, 2013
    1/31/2013

    The CWEA Cutting Edge Technology Committee will hold a panel discussion in the Palm Springs Convention Center on April 18, 2013, which will focus on the problematic "flushables" issue in modern trash/wastewater.

  9. NSF International Certifies First Product To Flushable Products Certification Program
    6/5/2012

    NSF International, an independent global organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the water, food, and consumer goods industries, has certified the first product – SCA’s TENA Flushable Washcloths (adult-sized wipes) – under the NSF Flushable Consumer Products Certification Program. 

  10. New Vertical Auger Monster Screen Protects Pump Stations from Rags
    2/9/2012

    Wastewater pump stations face an influx of sewer clogging rags and debris, so JWC Environmental engineers developed the breakthrough vertical Auger Monster® screening system to fit inside cramped pump stations and provide complete pump protection.