in Newswire Published on January 12, 2021

Charleston, SC Public Works Sues Retailers for Sale of Flushable Wipes Despite Knowledge of ‘Massive’ Sewer, Septic Damage [UPDATE]

by Corrado Rizzi

Last Updated on March 14, 2024

Commissioners of Public Works of the City of Charleston v. Costco Wholesale Corporation et al.

Filed: January 6, 2021 § 2:21-cv-00042

Charleston, South Carolina's public works commissioners have sued a number of retailers for their sale of "flushable" wipes alleged to have caused extensive damage to sewer and septic systems.

Case Updates

March 14, 2024 – Judge Grants Final Approval to Flushable Wipes Settlement

November 7, 2023 – Remaining Defendants Agree to Settle Flushable Wipes Lawsuit

October 8, 2021 – Flushable Wipes Settlement with Kimberly-Clark Approved

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Last Updated on March 14, 2024 — 4:44 PM

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