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Old 06.08.2013, 15:08
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Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

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Old 06.08.2013, 17:15
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

And this is why, folks, you do not dump your bacon grease or other trimmings down the drain. Soak them up in a paper towel and place in the rubbish bin. Better yet, stop preparing and eating so much fat. Gross!
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

So that's what happened to Humungous Fatberg.
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Old 06.08.2013, 19:33
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

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So that's what happened to Humungous Fatberg.
When I lived in UK I remember a friend had to clean a sewer in London which had a huge amount of fat in it. A local butcher bought the fat from him; I made a mental note to use another butcher.
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

Enjoy!

Pictures: walls of fat clog London sewers
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Old 06.08.2013, 19:41
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

I know that the fat shouldn't be in the drains in the first place but it doesn't say much for the maintenance of the drains. If that had been left much longer the consequences could have been disastrous.
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Old 06.08.2013, 19:49
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

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And this is why, folks, you do not dump your bacon grease or other trimmings down the drain. Soak them up in a paper towel and place in the rubbish bin. Better yet, stop preparing and eating so much fat. Gross!
Or even better: take it to the recycling centre.

http://www.zurich4you.ch/recycling.html
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

Fat mixed with wet wipes!
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

Absolutely disgusting. 130 ton fatberg.

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-englan...t-london-sewer

will it be turned into fuel?

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/magazine-...ergs-into-fuel
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Re: Near Titanic like disaster as London almost sunk by "Fatberg"

Yes, on TV news today, the fat will be coverted to bio diesel and used to run the London buses, for ONE day!
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