FOG News

Lanes infographic: how a fatberg went around the globe

26/09/2017

The Whitechapel fatberg has become a global news and social media sensation. As the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames Water, Lanes Utilities, part of Lanes Group plc, has been given the task of removing the congealed mass of fat, oil and sanitary products. However, even though the days of the fatberg – named…

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Global interest makes “Fatty McFatberg” a new London tourist attraction

25/09/2017

The photos above show the Lanes Utilities team working on the monster fatberg found in Whitechapel, London. Dubbed “Fatty McFatberg” by the public beating “Fat the Ripper” in a poll taken on twitter by the public.   A “monster” fatberg being removed by Lanes Utilities waste water engineers in partnership with Thames Water has become one…

Lanes Utilities working hard to remove the Whitechapel Fatberg

How to get rid of unwanted fat: Part II

01/10/2012

No. This is not another fad diet or latest craze in fitness regimes. It is about good housekeeping for drains and sewers.  And with bad practice costing millions of pounds a year, it is an issue which is currently being addressed by many of the UK’s water and sewerage companies; the industry’s trade association, British…

How to get rid of unwanted fat

11/10/2011

This is not another fad diet or latest craze in fitness regimes. It is straightforward advice about good housekeeping from the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, Lanes for Drains. And Lanes should know: the company is called out to around 20,000 drainage blockages across the UK every year; 23% of which could be avoided if…