GROSS: Video of 19-Ton ‘Fatberg’ in Macomb County Sewer
Just to confirm that we're all disgusting, vile human beings.
Oh yes, Michigan. We have our very own 'fatberg' in the sewers along I-94. We can't claim that it's as big at the 'berg in London, though, which was 130-tons. But it's impressive, nonetheless.
A 'fatberg' is a collection of fats, oils, grease, and flushed items such as baby wipes that clog the sewer system.
The Macomb County Department of Public Works says that the 'berg is approximately 100-feet long, 11-feet wide and 6-feet tall.
It also goes to show us all that we SHOULD read the signs in public restrooms (and heed the same warnings in our own homes) about flushing certain objects down the toilet. Like, DON'T DO IT.
It will cost about $100,000 to remove, and here's how they do it: