Fatbergs Ahoy!

This story was born of weekend tweet by DC Water warning somebody not to pour their bacon grease down the drain because of the damage it causes to D.C.’s sewer system. Obviously, showing how truly disgusting these blockages are was totally necessary, and I managed to sneak in this story at the bottom of the top 30 trafficked stories for WAMU.org of 2014. Go fatbergs!

Fatberg Ahoy! How Pouring Cooking Grease Down The Drain Hurts D.C. Sewers

Now I just have to chase down the DC Water folks again so I can see them actually remove of these suckers from a pipe, and capture my own wretching for some excellent radio audio.

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