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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Mar 22, 2023

Fatbergs are ‘the bane of utilities’ existence’—they exist because many cities take for granted an essential but largely hidden public health tool: urban sewers. In this episode, Natalie Exum, Assistant Scientist in the department of Environmental Health and Engineering, and Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper Alice Volpitta of Blue Water Baltimore, a nonprofit that serves as a watchdog for the city’s water systems, about the immovable clogs that threaten public health in cities across the globe—and what we do about it.