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Wipes in the Pipes

By Liz Crenshaw and Patti Petitte
|  Monday, May 12, 2014  |  Updated 6:59 PM EDT
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Americans spend about $5 billion in wipes each year, but it's costing municipalities millions of dollars in problems. News4's Liz Crenshaw reports.

Liz Crenshaw

Americans spend about $5 billion in wipes each year, but it's costing municipalities millions of dollars in problems. News4's Liz Crenshaw reports.

A billion dollar convenience product is costing millions of dollars in problems.

There is a wipe for just about every cleaning problem in your home, but as Consumer Reporter Liz Crenshaw found, the popularity of wipes is a growing problem for the sewer system.
 

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