A leading expert on flood risk in the Thames estuary this week rejected claims that the Thames Barrier needs “urgent” replacement.
Thames Water to submit planning application after two year consultation exercise.
Thames Water has said that it will submit detailed plans for its 32km, £1.6bn “super sewer” Tideway project to the Planning Inspectorate on 28 February.
An 8m diameter tunnel boring machine (TBM) was yesterday lowered into a vast shaft, the deepest structure in London, in preparation to start work creating the 6.4km long Lee Tunnel.
The debate about the proposed £4.1bn Thames Tunnel mega sewer is growing ever more politicised. NCE talks to the experts for and against the controversial super sewer.
Record breaking tunnels are being designed and built across the globe. NCE is tracking the progress of them all at its online major projects hub.
Billed as the largest water infrastructure project in the northern hemisphere, the London Tideway Tunnels aim to massively reduce sewage discharge into the rivers Thames and Lee. Alexandra Wynne talks to the man in charge of delivery.
comprising the construction of mega sewage storage tunnels the Lee Tunnel and the proposed Thames Tunnel, as well as upgrades to five major sewage treatment works in London
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News this week that the House of Commons Transport Select Committee has given its influential blessing to plans for the controversial High Speed 2 (HS2) project must be seen as a challenge to the industry. The challenge, of course, is around deliverability.
Long in the shadows of public consciousness, London Tideway Tunnels are finally emerging into the spotlight, says head of London Tideway Tunnels Phil Stride
My view is that a good deal of underground drainage systems are going to be severely challenged in future if UK is now to experience frequent intense rainfall as we have seen recently.Martin Knights is president of the International Tunnelling Association