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London Water Ring Main: Below the Surface

Subtitle
Below the surface
Synopsis
Shows the London Water Ring Main, a system of gravity-fed tunnels constructed deep under London for bringing drinking water from Thames Valley treatment works into the capital. Pumping stations located at strategic shafts around the ring pump water from the tunnel into local distribution systems. The scheme also includes the uprating and refurbishment of major water treatment works together with improved control and monitoring systems for six million customers in London. Recorded on location on the River Thames, and at Kew Bridge Steam Museum in west London.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 44 min.
Year of production
1993
Availability
Free loan; Free loan
Subjects
Engineering; Environmental science
Keywords
civil engineering; London; water supply

Sponsor

Name

Thames Water Utilities

Distributor

Name

Institution of Civil Engineers

Email
library@ice.org.uk
Web
http://www.ice.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7665 2251
Fax
020 7976 7610
Address
Library
1 Great George Street
London
SW1P 3AA
Notes
The ICE library has hundreds of VHS tapes and a growing collection of DVDs for loan to members and lecturers interested in the work of professional engineers. Audio recordings of a range of recent lectures held at the ICE are available for free online playback.
Name

Thames Water Utilities

Phone
0118 939 9678
Address
Nugent House
Vastern Road
Reading
RG1 8DB
Notes
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