Thames estuary pollution is tackled

PLA's Jason Rudd checks the PDC

Pollution in the Thames estuary is being tackled with a £200,000 investment.

The Port of London Authority (PLA) and DP World are tackling pollution in the Thames estuary, with the introduction of a passive debris collector (PDC) specially designed for the challenges of the location.

The PLA’s marine engineering team has made the new collector larger and more robust than existing PDCs, to withstand the stronger tides and wave energy found on the Thames between London Gateway and Gravesend.

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