Thames Water customers report thousands of sewer blockages using new online tool

Since the launch of the online tool in October 2020, more than 6,800 blockages have been reported and raised, with a record 2,100 in February 2021 alone

Andrex’s bio-degradable toilet tissues to tackle fatberg issue

Kimberly-Clark has developed biodegradable toilet tissues that will not only decompose but also pass safely through sewers

Holland & Barrett to stop selling wet wipes in fight against fatbergs

Wet wipes are said to account for around 80% of blockages in sewers, costing an estimated £100m a year to clear

Fighting fatbergs: First ‘fine to flush’ wet wipes approved

Organic health and beauty brand Natracare’s wipes have passed Water UK’s stringent tests

Majority of Brits ‘oppose wet wipe ban’

A new survey of 1,000 people found 31% admit to having flushed wet wipes down the toilet