‘Parts of the Thames see 94,000 microplastic particles flow through water every second’

Three separate studies have found high levels of microplastics are impacting the river, seriously affecting its inhabitants, habitats, water column and shoreline

The first three kilometres of the Thames Tideway Tunnel are now complete

Tideway has published its latest annual report confirming the project is on schedule to be finished by 2024

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…

Tunnelling the Thames for a cleaner future

ELN explores the sewers of London and looks at how Thames Water is going to make the river cleaner for future generations.

Oxford locals pour £296k into hydropower project

Rivers in Oxford are usually reserved for rowers and tourists trying out punts but now one is about to get another – more powerful – use. That’s after a community hydropower scheme in Oxford raised £296,000 by selling shares in just 10 days. The Osney Lock project on the River Thames in Oxford will generate […]

Thames Water boosts bills to pay for “super sewer”

Thames Water could boost its bills by as much as £80 a year to pay for a four billion pound super sewer in London. The water provider which operates 66,500 miles of sewer is said to have warned its wastewater customers – it has around 14 million of these – by leaflets about the rise. […]