Kimberly-Clark and Florida wastewater system partner to change local flushing habits; Cottonelle gets nod from JEA

JACKSONVILLE, FL, June 4, 2019-

With more than 3,900 miles of wastewater collection lines and 11 treatment plants, the JEA wastewater team is familiar with the challenges posed by the improper flushing of items not designed or marketed as flushable – mostly baby wipes, but also cosmetic wipes, surface-cleaning wipes, paper towels and feminine hygiene products.

But it's what JEA didn't find – flushable wipes manufactured by Kimberly-Clark – that has the utility taking a different approach to the issue.

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