Clean Water

Thames21 'Love the Lea' campaign

River Ecology Talk at the Lancasterian School

Friday, 15 February 2013 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

River ecology talk by Theo Thomas, London Canalkeeper at Thames21 at the...

Clean Water, Ecology, Eels, Events, Lancasterian Primary School, Pollution, River Lea, River Moselle, River Thames, Sewage Fungus, Stickleback, Waste Water

Poem by Dan Hackett

The Moselle in Haringey

It rises, clean and clear, from near my house. Quiet as a mouse, it seeps from the soil, of Churchyard Bottom Wood.
If I could, I would bottle...

Clean Water, Lordship Rec, Queen's Wood, River Moselle

Beam Engine (1886) - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Beam Engine, Markfield Park

"Sewage was the worst problem arising from Tottenham's mid-19th-century expansion. In 1843 the riverside lands were generally malarial and by 1848 some 800 houses discharged their waste into the...

Beam Engine & Museum, Clean Water, Local History, Markfield Park, Markfield Project, Pollution, River Health, River Lea, River Moselle, Sewage, Tottenham, Typhoid, Victorian

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River Moselle source - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

Queen’s Wood – where the Moselle Starts, but Time Stands Still

There’s something quite magical being near the source of a river, whatever its size or location. It’s that sense of being at the beginning, with all that potential, just as the journey starts. I...

Clean Water, Concrete, Culvert, Daylighting, Ecology, Hidden Moselle, Highgate, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, River Lea, River Moselle, River Moselle Valley, River Thames, Signs of the River Moselle, Tottenham, Tributary, Visible Moselle

Sewage fungus in the Moselle River, coating the reeds - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

The Moselle River is Telling Us 'It is Ill'

Sewage fungus is a clear sign a river is sick. It grows when the pollution in the river is bad enough to see bacteria grow so much that it forms long grey feathery strands and clumps.

When...

Clean Water, Ecology, Lordship Rec, Pollution, River Moselle, Sewage Fungus, Sewer, Sustainability, Waste Water

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