Workers clear 'huge, disgusting' fatberg from London sewer


Public warned to watch what they flush after workers tackle blockage for two weeks

Members of the public have been urged to be careful what they flush after a “huge, disgusting” fatberg the weight of a small bungalow was cleared from an east London sewer.

Thames Water engineers and MTS Cleansing Services spent two weeks using high-powered water jets and hand tools to chip away at and eventually remove the rock-like heap – said to have smelled like composting festival toilets and rotten meat – from a conduit in Canary Wharf.

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