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Why Thames Water is the pariah of post-privatisation capitalism

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

‘It would have been ideal not to have so  much poo in the water,’ said Oxford captain Leonard Jenkins after losing the university boat race to Cambridge last Saturday. Thames Water blamed high groundwater levels after weeks of rain for sewage discharges that are a less unpleasant alternative than ‘letting it back up into people’s homes’.

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