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Gigantic fedtklump at 64 meters are found in the sewer

A gigantic mountain of a fedtklump consisting of among other things, solidified grease, cooking oils, wet wipes, and paper has been found in a sewer under the s

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Gigantic fedtklump at 64 meters are found in the sewer

A gigantic mountain of a fedtklump consisting of among other things, solidified grease, cooking oils, wet wipes, and paper has been found in a sewer under the seafront in the british town of Sidmouth in the south of England. Fedtklumpen is around 64 meters long, and it will take approx. eight weeks to remove it.

It writes multiple media including The Guardian.

Vandmyndigheden South West Water has now planned to make a small exhibition in Sidmouth, where they will inform about the giant fedtklump as well as encourage the citizens to in the future not to washing grease, cooking oils, wet wipes, or toilet rolls down the drains.

- It is the largest fedtklump, which we have hitherto found, and it's going to take our employees ca. eight weeks to remove the large monster of fat, says Andrew Roantree of South West Water to the newspaper The Guardian.

- It is going to take a long time, because our kloakarbejdere will need to work wearing protective suits and with respirators.

Fedtklumpen is shaped like a large snowball, but you have to have protective clothing on, when you have to remove it. Photo: South West Water

Vandmyndigheden South West Water provide in addition to the fedtklumpen is shaped like a large snowball, which gradually become harder and harder. It was discovered by a routine control of the sewage system.

- Fortunately, is fedtklumpen been discovered in good time, and it will not pose any risk to people in the area. But if you are missing a new year's resolution in years, so don't pour grease or cooking oil in the sink or flush wet wipes down the toilet, says Andrew Roantree and adds:

- don't feed the fedtbjerget.

Fedtklumpen is 64 meters long. Photo: South West Water

in Denmark, the Danish Water and waste water previously asked people not to throw cotton buds, wet wipes, hair and toilet rolls in the toilet bowl.

It cost water companies tens of millions of dollars in additional costs per year to remove the large fat-stoppers in the sewers.

below you can see an interactive picture of the fedtklumpen 360 degrees around.

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