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'Fatberg' made of sewer waste, nappies and condoms on display at Museum of London02:56

'Fatberg' made of sewer waste, nappies and condoms on display at Museum of London

United Kingdom, London
February 8, 2018 at 17:11 GMT -00:00 · Published

The last remaining chunk of Fatberg - made from waste discovered in the sewers of Whitechapel - will go on show at the Museum of London on Thursday. The fatberg display will run until 1 July.

The last remaining chunk of the toxic 'monster' fatberg weighing more than 11 London double decker buses, discovered in the sewers of London, has been unveiled at the London Museum by Thames Water, who are using the display to warn residents about the rise of the phenomenon of fatbergs.

Once weighing 130 tonnes and stretching more than 250 metres (over 820 feet), the mass of congealed fat, wet wipes, sanitary products, grease, nappies, oil and condoms has been conserved by the Museum of London and industry experts.

El Museo de Londres exhibe parte del denominado “ fatberg”. Se trata de la masa de 130 toneladas y 250 metros de largo que hace meses obstruyó una alcantarilla situada en Londres.

“Este es el “fatberg” Whitechapel, el fatberg más grande jamás encontrado en el Reino Unido. Tenía más de 250 metros de largo, entonces es más largo que Tower Bridge. Y pesaba más de 11 autobuses londinenses de dos pisos", dijo el conservador del Museo de Londres, Vyki Sparkes.

Los trabajadores tardaron semanas en poder sacar la enorme masa de aceite, grasa, pañales, toallitas y condones. La masa de desechos se exhibirá hasta el próximo 1 de julio.

'Fatberg' made of sewer waste, nappies and condoms on display at Museum of London02:56
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The last remaining chunk of Fatberg - made from waste discovered in the sewers of Whitechapel - will go on show at the Museum of London on Thursday. The fatberg display will run until 1 July.

The last remaining chunk of the toxic 'monster' fatberg weighing more than 11 London double decker buses, discovered in the sewers of London, has been unveiled at the London Museum by Thames Water, who are using the display to warn residents about the rise of the phenomenon of fatbergs.

Once weighing 130 tonnes and stretching more than 250 metres (over 820 feet), the mass of congealed fat, wet wipes, sanitary products, grease, nappies, oil and condoms has been conserved by the Museum of London and industry experts.

El Museo de Londres exhibe parte del denominado “ fatberg”. Se trata de la masa de 130 toneladas y 250 metros de largo que hace meses obstruyó una alcantarilla situada en Londres.

“Este es el “fatberg” Whitechapel, el fatberg más grande jamás encontrado en el Reino Unido. Tenía más de 250 metros de largo, entonces es más largo que Tower Bridge. Y pesaba más de 11 autobuses londinenses de dos pisos", dijo el conservador del Museo de Londres, Vyki Sparkes.

Los trabajadores tardaron semanas en poder sacar la enorme masa de aceite, grasa, pañales, toallitas y condones. La masa de desechos se exhibirá hasta el próximo 1 de julio.

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