Examples of the “really disgusting” gadgets which have prompted blockages in Yorkshire’s sewers have been placed on present by the agency which offers with them.
The so-called Cupboard of Curiosities was created at Trinity Leeds in a bid to “demystify what causes blockages”, Yorkshire Water mentioned.
Such “frequent culprits” as fatbergs and grease have gone on present beside uncommon finds like frisbees and frying pans.
Un-flushable objects had change into a “high-end artform”, the agency added.
Ben Roche, director of wastewater at Yorkshire Water, mentioned guests had found “a small half of the world our wastewater staff offers with day-after-day”.
“Avoiding blockages and understanding what you’ll be able to and may’t flush is essential, as blockages are expensive to take away and trigger disagreeable flooding and hurt to the setting,” he mentioned.
Mr Roche mentioned the exhibition highlighted some of the really “stomach-turning and weird gadgets” captured by Yorkshire Water’s blockages staff, together with cuddly toys and boots.
“Chances are you’ll be stunned to find what finally ends up in our pipes,” he added.
In June 2022, the corporate shared new photos, taken by its groups eradicating fatbergs from a sewer in Hull.
The stomach-churning snaps confirmed how moist wipes and sanitary towels may clog up pipes.
Yorkshire Water mentioned it had spent “hundreds of thousands” of kilos resolving blockages.