Sewerage and Sewage Systems

Scope and Content

Peter Rowe acted as a consultant on a large number of schemes for the construction or enlargement of sewage treatment and disposal works, and for the construction of sewers and drainage systems. He provided advice on ground conditions, the design and construction of foundations and retaining walls, dewatering, and problems encountered during tunnelling operations. His clients included local authorities, water boards and civil engineering contractors.

Related Material

The Litigation section of the archive contains material relating to sewage treatment works at Barnetby and Keelby (PWR/4/5/4); Broomhurst Farm, Fleet (PWR/4/5/10); Five Fords, Wrexham (PWR/4/5/31); Mold (PWR/4/5/47); Poole (PWR/4/5/52); Southport (PWR/4/5/60); Peel Common, Lee-on-Solent (PWR/4/5/92); and Sudden Valley, Rochdale (PWR/4/5/101). It also contains files relating to sewerage schemes at Blades Street, Lancaster (PWR/4/5/6); Bradford (PWR/4/5/8); Cleethorpes (PWR/4/5/18); Halifax (PWR/4/5/32); Woughton, Milton Keynes (PWR/4/5/65); and Nantwich (PWR/4/5/86). The International Construction Projects section contains material relating to the Istanbul Water Supply and Sewerage Project (PWR/4/3/12).