Oh, the horror.

15-Ton “Fatberg” Lodged In Sewer System Is Disgusting Reminder Not To Flush Baby Wipes

The thing which we are about to discuss is by no means for the faint of stomach. Back away from all things globular in your lunch and turn off your “ugh” receptors. There’s a 15-ton fatberg heading our way and if we don’t hit this thing just right, we’re all going down. Side note: Is 101 years too soon for Titanic jokes? [More]

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Sewage Workers’ Request: Please Stop Flushing Disposable Wipes, You’re Clogging The Pipes

Just because something is marketed as disposable or flushable, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily a good thing for city sewer systems. In fact, many of workers are now begging us as a nation to stop flushing disinfecting wipes or those “use these when toilet paper just isn’t enough” wipes, because they end up clogging pipes down the line. [More]