• Thames Tideway Tunnel - the massive project under Londoners' feet

    2 monthes ago - By Flux Magazine

    Thames Tideway Tunnel - the massive project under Londoners feet - words Alexa Wang
    The Great Stink was a landmark event that took place in the summer of 1858 in London. The unholy stench that took over the city at that time followed outbreaks of cholera and people connected the two.
    It led to the construction of a sewage system the likes of which the world had never known. The hero of the hour was civil engineer Joseph Bazalgette. He went above and beyond the expected.
    It took sewage and industrial pollution away from the city streets and the Thames, made the city liveable again and...
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