The federal district court in Charleston, South Carolina, has given “preliminary approval” to a proposed Class Action Settlement regarding wipe products between Plaintiff Charleston Water System and Defendant Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

This settlement addresses Kimberly-Clark’s flushable and non-flushable wipe products and could affect any entity that owned and/or operated wastewater conveyance and treatment systems between January 6, 2018, and October 4, 2021. Entities matching this description are called Settlement Class Members and need to be aware of this settlement and how it may affect them.

Settlement Class Members should review this settlement as their legal rights are affected whether or not they act.

Final Long-Form Notice of
Charleston-Kimberly-Clark Settlement

More Information

A website has been created to communicate all of the details of this settlement, including key deadlines for action.

Flushable Wipes
Class Action Settlement


Read the previous WEF News, item on this topic, What Utilities Need to Know About Pending Wipes Settlement.

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