Sewers

NEWS: – Judge describes Yorkshire Water as ‘reckless’, not just negligent!

Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 for allowing sewage to enter watercourse in village of Staithes. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/yorkshire-water-fined-600000-for-polluting-a-staithes-watercourse-with-sewage-sludge


Commissioner Of Sewers

Reading by William S Burroughs included in the documentary ‘Commissioner Of Sewers’ – see What’s ON page for date and time of special screening at Malton Palace Cinema.

Read a short story by Burroughs…

Williiam S. Burroughs: The Man Who Taught His Asshole To Talk

(aka “The Talking Asshole Routine” from The Naked Lunch)

William S. Burroughs

Naked lunch (1991, fragments from the movie)


The Sewer King

Documentary charting Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s design and engineering of the London sewers. Joseph Bazalgette’s great-great-grandson is Sir Peter Bazalgette, who recently completed a stint as Chairman of Arts Council England.

Check out the What’s On page for all The Sewer events, dates and times.

Don't delay, play today!

Enter The Sewer competition today! It’s just for fun but it’s super-educational! See how Yorkshire Water and the Consumer Council for Water work independently. It’s old fashioned, manual, and all you need is an HB pencil!

All the events in The Sewer are free but donations can be made to WaterAid – WaterAid works in 27 countries worldwide, transforming millions of lives every year with safe water, sanitation and hygiene projects.