The Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the V…
The Great Stink of London In the sweltering summer of 1858, the stink of sewage from the polluted Thames was so offensive that it drove Members of Parliament from the chamber of the House of Commons. The engineer entrusted by Parliament with this enormous task was Sir Joseph Bazalgette. This book presents an account of his life and work. Full descriptionPublished by Alan Sutton
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In the sweltering summer of 1858 the stink of sewage from the polluted river Thames was extremely offensive. Engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette was chosen to change the city's outdated..
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London's sewers could be called the city's forgotten underground: mostly invisible subterranean spaces of absolutely vital importance that nonetheless rarely get the same degree of..