Who is this important man?

1891 Joseph Bazalgette, civil engineer who created the sewer network in central London.

Joseph Bazalgette 1891 civil engineer who created the sewer network in London

You probably don’t know him, but he’s very important for Londoners – and other city dwellers around the world. Joseph Bazalgette (1891), is the civil engineer who created the sewer network in central London. A vast project that was a great help in the battle against cholera, in particular. It’s difficult to develop huge, complex cities without clean water and decent sewers.