Sydney residents are being reminded about the impact of ‘fatbergs’ following the shocking vision overnight of a 64 metre-long fatberg found in a UK sewer. Watch the footage Fatbergs can cost millions to remove each year.
Fatbergs are formed when wet wipes flushed down the toilet congeal with fats, oils and grease poured down the kitchen sink to form a rock-hard mass in the wastewater network.
“Fatbergs are a problem in Sydney, but they certainly haven’t been of the size of the ones discovered in the UK”, said Peter Hadfield at Sydney Water.
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