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William Heerlein Lindley

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Sir William Heerlein Lindley (1853-1918), civil engineer who worked in Germany and in Czechoslovakia.

Son of William Lindley

In 1884 the city fathers in Prague announced a competition for a new sewerage systems. It was won by William Heerlein Lindley, who already had experience overseeing the construction of Warsaw waterworks, designed by his father in 1876-8.[1]. Information about the preserved 'Old Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bubeneč' here.

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  1. 'A sewage works turns into an adventure - The Old Wastewater Museum, Stará čistírna, in Prague, Czech Republic' by Frieder Bluhm, translated by Roy Kift, originally published in Industriekultur, Industrial Archaeology News, 181, Summer 2017