Pollution

Moselle Brook Outlet - Courtesy Richard Hadingham

Moselle Brook Outlet

"As I recall, much of the river (or 'brook' as we used to call it) flowed in a deep concrete culvert from roughly South Tottenham station to where it entered the River Lea at the south-east corner...

Flooding, Markfield Park, Moselle Memories, Pollution, River Lea, River 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

The bend in the River Moselle - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

Rivers, Right Angles and Wrong Connections

The River Moselle takes a zigzag course through Haringey, as if trying to escape our attempts to control it.

The straight lines and right turns of its route from Queen’s Wood to Markfield...

Clean Water, Concrete, Culvert, Ecology, Eels, Factories, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, Markfield Park, Pollution, Queen's Wood, River Lea, River Moselle, River Thames, Sewage Fungus, Stickleback, Tottenham Cemetary, Urban Development, Waste Water

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