LONDON — British engineers contend they have launched a “sewer war” opposite a hulk fat blob clogging London’s sewers.
Thames Water officials pronounced Tuesday it is expected to take 3 weeks to disintegrate a outsize fatberg.
They counsel opposite awaiting discerning formula as a fatberg is 250 yards prolonged and weighs as most as 11 double-decker busses.
The tasteless blob consists of congealed soppy wipes, diapers, fat and oil.
Thames Water’s Matt Rimmer says a fatberg is “a sum beast and holding a lot of manpower and machine to mislay as it’s set hard.”
He pronounced a charge is “basically like perplexing to mangle adult concrete.”
Eight workers are regulating high powered jet hoses to mangle adult a blob before sucking it out into tankers for ordering during a recycling site.