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That goose/turkey fat isn’t so good for the sewers either – fight it with bacteria

A gross and lovely story all rolled into one – post Christmas dinner in the UK the pipes tend to clog up around towns from the grease and fat.  What to do about this?  Well, if you can’t get people to dumpy less fat and grease down the drain, how about adding some grease eating bacteria to the water system?  That is what Yorkshire is doing:

Bacteria unleashed in sewers to feast on Christmas dinner fat – Telegraph.

I wonder if this is done in the US after Thanksgiving.  Or the Superbowl.  Or, alas, pretty much every day of the week in some towns.

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