MINE THE DATA
New York City suffers, like any major city, from blocked sewers. According to a 2012 New York City press release, 60 per cent of all blockages were caused by grease, most of it illegally flushed into the sewage system by restaurants who were supposed to use the city’s licensed grease haulers to dispose of waste fats.
Using clever data analysis, the city began to focus in on likely culprits. ...