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Repair work after 'fatberg'

Thames Water say a lump of fat the size of a double-decker bus has been discovered and removed from a London sewer. The 'fatberg' of food fat mixed with wet wipes formed in drains under London Road in Kingston.

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CCTV of workers setting up to clean biggest 'fatberg'

CCTV investigations in London Road, Kingston found a mound of fat the size of a bus had reduced the 70 x 48cm sewer to just 5% of its normal capacity.

Thames Water has begun repairs to 20 metres of the damaged pipe and work is expected to take up to six weeks to complete.

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