Sewers

Gates drinks water made from faeces. So do you.

Rémi Kaupp | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech
Rémi Kaupp

You may not know it, but there is a good chance that you, too, have already been drinking water that has been - at least partially - recycled from wastewater.

Cost Versus Value - Why the Water Industry Needs to Reassess Its Goals

Simon Thomas | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK
Simon Thomas

The water industry is currently undergoing a sea change that will have a significant impact on the way water companies and their partners operate in decades to come.

Bruce Lee and the Sewer Gang of Bucharest

Jim Wickens | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK
Jim Wickens

It seems like yesterday that the world woke to the shocking scenes of neglect and cruelty inside Romania's orphanages and care homes. Grainy Images of feces-stained wards, and babies chained to rusty cast-iron beds that seared in our minds. But 25 years on what has happened to Romania's abandoned children, and what fate awaits children from Romania's underfunded care system today?

Piranhas In The Sewers: No This Is Not A Terrible New Horror Film

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

The source of a fishy smell wafting from drains in Shropshire has been identified – as a pile of dead piranha fish. Engineers from Severn Trent ...

Pooh Blocks Sewers

PA | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

A Winnie the Pooh teddy, a pink bike and a fax machine were among the bizarre items clogging sewers last year. The unusual objects were pulled from...

15 Tonne 'Fatberg' The Size Of A London Bus Dislodged From Surrey Sewer (VIDEO, PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

A 15 tonne mass of fetid kitchen grease mixed with baby wipes has been dislodged from a London sewer. The so-called “fatberg” was discovered a...

This Is A 'Fatberg'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

Giant globules of fetid kitchen grease called "fatbergs" blocking London's sewers are to burned at the world's biggest fat-fuelled power station. W...