Waterworks: filtering basins

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the large filtering basins at the Lambeth Water Company’s waterworks, Thames Ditton, which opened in 1852. The company took water from the Thames, filtered it through layers of gravel, shells and sand in these basins, and then piped it to their reservoirs at Brixton and Streatham.

#Picture Number ST143

 


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