CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Officials in Cheektowaga are warning residents to not flush items that don't dissolve like toilet paper.
In a tweet the town says items like rubber gloves, wipes, and rags are causing backups and major problems at the sewer department.
To #flush or not to flush: Our Sewer Department is seeing a big increase in debris that doesn’t dissolve such as rubber gloves, wipes and rags. This can cause backups and other major problems. Please stick to #toiletpaper and don’t panic buy it either! #Cheektowaga pic.twitter.com/ICg0QI8K6r— Town of Cheektowaga (@CheektowagaInfo) March 23, 2020
The town is also warning to not panic buy items like toilet paper.