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A fatberg longer than the Leaning Tower of Pisa is clogging another UK sewer

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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"Fatbergs" - a portmanteau that combines "fat" & "iceberg” - are giant masses of hardened fat, grease, and household garbage that clog sewer systems .
A 210-foot-long fatberg , which is longer than the Leaning Tower of Pisa is tall, was recently discovered in the sewers under Sidmouth, a coastal town in Devon, England.
This fatberg is only a quarter of the length of the one discovered in London in 2017 .
Imagine holding a massive, squishy beach ball, except instead of colorful plastic, the ball is made of used condoms, wet wipes, crude oil, and congealed cooking...
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