In London, 39 million tonnes of raw sewage ends up in the River Thames each year – the effect of excess rainwater in the combined sewer system that covers most of the city. Just 2mm of rain is enough to
Why do engineers hate plumbers? Is it because we are just better at parachuting and chatting to royalty than they are? Pip Jeffries (Civil Engineer) reckons so: ‘Watch the fabulous Cath Hassell putting us engineers in our place!’ Complete with
Under her stage name of cath-rhymes-with-bath-hassell, (though apparently it doesn’t in London) Cath will be doing a stand-up slot on Jan 16th as part of Engineering Showoff To ensure she actually fronts up she has also set up a site where
Cath talks to Steve Brown of the BRE as part of the ‘Interviews with Experts series’, about WC use in schools, why it is not the industry standard three times a day, and the knock-on effects of this research.
Following the success of her water podcast, Ben Adam Smith and Cath catch up again to talk about rainwater harvesting and a certain flamingo who likes four minute showers.
Cath and others bust a few sustainable myths in this article by Katie Puckett
Listen to Cath burble on about all aspects of water on this podcast with Ben Adam Smith from House Planning Help.
As shown on “Drinking Our Rivers Dry?” on BBC Panorama the McRobie family reduced their water consumption by almost 50%, from 443 litres to 227 litres a day. What the programme didn’t show was how they did it.
For a light-hearted look at Cath’s progression through her career look at this presentation.