East London Water Company (ELWC)formed, by 1818 an outcry on the monopoly that resulted with efforts made in Waterworks Act 1847 to combat monopoly.
cholera epidemic in London with ‘grave suspicion‘ of ELWC and Bow reservoir causing contamination of supply
Lammas protest in Marsh Lane over public land being taken over for private water industry profit
release of toxic
waste in London by
Ofwat throws out Thames Water proposed price increases until 2015 .
A year earlier
Ofwat had fined Thames Water for ‘misreporting information ’ and ‘delivering poor services to customers’.