Take a trip, follow me, true rivers you will see.
Buried deep, in the earth, hiding long, their true berth.
Long unseen, forgotten too, yet the pollution rings so true!
Where’s the life, where’s the shore, where’s our conscience? Out the door!
Lets go ona journey of discoverythroughthe secretriversinthe world’sgreatcities.
Oncethe riversranfreely throughanyindustrial city withself-respect, as an integral partof the city’sinfrastructure. Houses werebuiltalong the banks. The powergaveenergy to themills andfactories. Butascitiesgrow,the rivers are sopollutedthat theyweredeadlydiseasecarriers ofeverything fromplague tocholera. The solutionthen wasto buryriversinurban areasandmergethemwithsewersystems–wherethey havebeenforgotten, untilnow.
‘Lost Rivers‘ takes us onan adventureintoandthrough theplanet’sinterior, andtracks thestory ofthe losturbanriversby leadinguson a journeyguidedbyunderground‘urban explorers‘. Werun into thesubterraneandarknessdeepinboth
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