Check out this ragmonster that our crews had to pull out of a pumping station This is what happens when wet wipes, paper towels, and other things that shouldn't be flushed, go down the loo Make sure you only flush the 3P's poo, pee and (toilet) paper! pic.twitter.com/GPXtcCmMQw— Wellington Water (@WgtnWaterNZ) August 3, 2020
Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Utility officials in New Zealand are reminding residents of what not to flush down toilets after a "rag monster" was removed from a pumping station.
Wellington Water said a crew at a pumping station had to extract the "rag monster," a mass that results from non-biodegradable items including wet wipes, paper towels sanitary pads, diapers, hair and pieces of cloth being flushed down toilets.
The utility tweeted a photo of the approximately 3-foot-long mass removed by the crew.
"Make sure you only flush the 3P's: poo, pee and (toilet) paper!" Wellington Water tweeted.