Say What?!: Sewer Clogged by 100-Foot-Long ‘Fatberg’ in Suburban Detroit

DETROIT, Michigan – Officials in Michigan are using the discovery of a massive “fatberg” found in a suburban Detroit sewer to try to change people’s behavior.

The Macomb County Public Works Office said a sewer pipe was recently found to be clogged by a 100-foot-long “fatberg,” the largest such object ever found in the county’s sewers.

The office said the fatberg is a result of grease and similar materials being poured into the sewers, as well as objects such as baby wipes, and they’re now launching an education initiative aimed to prevent future fatbergs from forming.

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