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11:33

Local

A bad habit that is good for drain-cleaning companies

Francisco JIMÉNEZ

“When we started in 1999 we were one of only three companies of this type. Now there are 25 in this province but we have even more work than we did then, mainly because people's pipes keep getting blocked by wet wipes.” Enrique Godoy, the head of ... Desatoros Malaga, describes perfectly the situation caused by people throwing wet wipes down the lavatory: plenty of work for the drain-cleaning companies, but a major headache for sewage companies. “The problem, apart from them not decomposing, is that ... wipes into the rubbish bin, not down the toilet. “Obviously it would be good for us if they threw even more away like that, but we honestly tell them not to do it. When we are called out by a community of owners we always explain the problems that wet

12:45

Local

Wet wipes are causing big problems for the sewage treatment system

francisco Jiménez

Cotton buds, tampons, condoms, bits of food, used oil, nappies... people throw a wide variety of things down the lavatory, but what is causing the biggest headaches for the people who look after our sewage pipes are wet wipes; originally designed to ... or directly into the sea through the spillways. The problem is especially serious on rainy days because in most towns the rainwater and waste use the same pipes and these end up overflowing. Laboratory tests show that the majority of wet wipes take ... causes the most frequent problems, is the daily avalanche of wet wipes. It can't deal with them because they are made with textile fibres which form a skein, and this is impossible to undo; as well as blocking the pipes they also break the equipment. Wet

13:34

Local

Urgent repairs as parents report a sewage pipe burst by San Pedro school

NIEVES CASTRO

...councillors by parents at the school who had complained of a nauseating smell and faeces and wet wipes in the street. A spokesperson for Hidralia, Carlos Corral, told SUR that that replacement piping was put in place last Sunday, 11 March, and that the

11:18

Local

Nerja seabed is covered with nine tonnes of used wet wipes

JUAN CANO / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

Imagine, if you can, a seabed where instead of thriving seagrass there is a carpet of wet wipes. One already exists on the Costa del Sol, just 700 metres from the Maro-Cerro Gordo nature reserve, near Nerja. Guardia Civil investigators and ... three metres deep, full of plastic and other solid waste, but mostly wet wipes.

10:54

Local

Coín has dumped enough polluted water to fill a reservoir, inquiry says

JUAN CANO / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

Mediterranean. Last week it was revealed that Guardia Civil investigators have estimated that there is a nine-tonne "mountain" of used wet wipes on the seabed near Nerja. This week it has emerged that the same team believes that Coín council has allowed enough

16:39

Local

Volunteers remove half a tonne of waste from Nerja beaches

Eugenio Cabezas

...tyres, bottles, cans, plastic bags and wet wipes were among the items removed from the popular holiday resort's coast during the second event of its kind. The day was organised by Nerja-based company, ProAventura, in collaboration with the town hall and

13:33

Local

Volunteers collect over 400 kilos of waste on Axarquía beaches

E. C.

Rincón de la Victoria. The most common items collected included plastics, cans, bottles, clothes and shoes, tyres, wet wipes bags and cigarette butts. The day formed part of a national beach cleanup event organised by the network of beach guardians.

13:31

National

From Julen to Franco, a review of some of the year's news stories

Debbie Bartlett

wipes on the seabed near Nerja, and that Coín council had allowed enough polluted water to flow into its local rivers to fill the equivalent capacity of Malaga city's El Limonero reservoir. Councils are responsible for correctly managing sewage, but in