Cleaning up the Thames for good

We got access to the Thames Tideway Tunnel to find out how it will affect pollution levels in the river…

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How clean is the River Thames?

Well it depends who you ask – we set out along its banks and spoke to sailors, rowers and fisherman who spend large amounts of their time around (and sometimes even in!) the water.

They told us the river is cleaner than it used to be but noted it still has its issues with sewage and pollution – does Thames Water have the solution? It’s paying for the £4.2 billion Tideway Tunnel project, which will be built by independent company Tideway to keep sewage from leaking into London’s famous waterway.

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