Five Billion Pound Super Sewer

2019
58:19

Season 1 Episode 1 - The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer Series 1 Ep 1

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We follow the creation of the first stretch of the super sewer in East London. Lead engineer Emmanuel Costes has to build a massive 80 metre deep shaft that connects to the super sewer - and make it watertight using a specialist technique called ‘slipform’. It’s a risky approach, as it involves pouring concrete constantly ...
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