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Baltimore Workers Remove "Fatberg" Of Grease From Sewer Pipe

BALTIMORE (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A “fatberg” that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed.

CBS news station WJZ reports the city’s Public Works department used a camera, pressure washer and truck-mounted industrial vacuum to clear the mass of curdled grease, wet wipes and other waste. 132 more words


Sewer program of Baton Rouge's cost has doubled, years have passed and overflow continues

Promises made

In 2001, the United States and the State of Louisiana announced a civil settlement with the City of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. 323 more words


Clean up underway after 1,000 litres of engine oil spills in north Regina

Crews are continuing to clean up after an oil spill Sunday in the north area of the Regina.

According to the city, approximately 1,000 litres of used engine oil was leaked from a tank owned by a local business. 64 more words


City seeks solution for Edmonton's stinky sewers

A smelly subject came up at the City of Edmonton Utility Committee hearing Friday as councillors and city administrators discussed how to address the thousands of complaints of foul odours emanating from Edmonton’s drainage system. 302 more words