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ODENTON posted a topic in Local NewsA 20-foot “fatberg” of congealed grease, flushable wipes and other unsavory stuff was removed Monday from a sewer pipe in Baltimore. The massive clog in a two-foot-wide pipe under Lanvale Street between Charles Street and Maryland Avenue was detected after recent sewage overflows. Officials lay blame for the blockage on a culprit familiar to civil engineers: flushable wipes. One-hundred-year-old sewer systems built in an age of “nonexistent environmentalism,” Raymond said, are not equipped to handle wipes sometimes marketed as disposable that some say are anything but. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/this-20-foot-congealed-fatberg-that-clogged-a-maryland-sewer-has-been-removed/2017/10/19/a7a45744-b4d9-11e7-add3-da4b781e34b1_story.html?utm_term=.d68274bb8bbf 'flushable wipes'