Plans for a multi- billion pound super sewer for the capital, have been criticised by the former head of the water regulator. Sir Ian Byatt has questioned whether the city needs the Tideway Tunnel, and whether it will provide value for money.
If Thames Water gets planning permission to build the new sewer pipe, its customers will cover the cost with higher bills. Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris reports.
Thames Water has today refuted claims by the former Ofwat chief that the company's plans for a 'super sewer' are overpriced.
Hammersmith and Fulham Council is a fierce critic of the Tideway Tunnel, saying the main construction site will blight the riverside.
The former boss of the water regulator Ofwat has criticised plans for a controversial new "super sewer" under London.