London Sewer Wrecked by 11-tons of Congealed Fat Dubbed the 'Fatberg'

April 23, 2015 8:25 AM

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Londoners have been advised to stop flushing cooking oil and pre-moistened towelettes down sinks after authorities successfully removed a mammoth 11 ton piece of congealed fat, caked with compacted wet wipes, from one of the city’s sewers.

The “fatberg” was reportedly the size of one of the British capital’s famed double-decker buses and inflicted more than a half-million dollars of damage to the sewer pipes under west London’s plush Chelsea neighborhood.

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