Wet Behind the Engineers, with Adam Hart-Davis
The inaugural Papplewick Lecture at The University of Nottingham
was on Wednesday 3 November 2010 at 6.30pm
The Senate Chamber, Trent Building, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Find out how ingenious engineering in Victorian times helped provide supplies of clean, fresh water to Nottingham and England's cities with popular broadcaster and author Adam Hart-Davis. The presenter of What the Victorians Did For Us and other programmes that inspired millions of people to develop their love of history, is giving a free public lecture on the first Wednesday in November at The University of Nottingham.
Adam will present a lively talk on engineers and the provision of fresh water through history on behalf of the Papplewick Pumping Station Water Education Trust (WET) project and The University of Nottingham.
WET aims to give people a broader understanding of the history and importance of fresh water provision.