Burnham on Crouch

The Road to Clean Water

Event type: Learning
Date: 17 April 2024
Time: 10:00 AM
Venue: Online
Booking: Note that booking is required.

Beginnings of a sewage system in Victorian London

The great stink of the Thames in1858 convinced parliament to clean it up so Londoners could drink clean water. Enter Joseph Bazalgette.
Advances in Public Health – the History and Science.
This is a series of five sessions covering major advances in our understanding of the role of public health in preventing and treating disease.
: Clean up the River Thames – The role of Joseph Bazalgette
About the Speaker, Mike: Born in Birmingham, I have a PhD and post-doctoral training in vascular biology and spent many years in medical research – mainly in industry (Glaxo and Pfizer).