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.This external link will open in a new window
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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