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Tour of Thames Water Authority

Title
Tour of Thames Water Authority
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:27:28
Description
Christopher Hourmouzious reports on the various treatments that water goes through before being suitable for use. Laurie Moles from the Thames Water Authority discusses how water enters the system, as well as the health of the River Thames and the number of fish living in the river. Engineer Bob Richards from Walthamstow Reservoir talks about the many filters used to clean the water and the wildlife at the reservoir. Reg Henderson describes the chlorination of the water and Lionel Slim-Somerville(?) from Beckton Sewage Works also explains sewage treatment processes.
Contributors
Christopher Hourmouzious; Reg Henderson; Bob Richards; Lionel Slim-Somerville(?); Laurie Moles
Keywords
London; Water supply; Sewage disposal; Waste water; Rivers; River Thames; Water; Water quality; Drinking water; Water treatment; Birds; Thames Water Authority; Fish; Walthamstow; Water companies; Water resources management; Marine biology; Water-supply engineering; Reservoirs; Water pumps; Waterworks; Hydrology; Sewage works

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