VIDEO: Britain’s hidden ‘red river’ resurrected

More than 9,000 miles of rivers were diverted underground or re-routed as Britain’s cities expanded during the Victorian era.

Now the Environment Agency is set to uncover so-called “lost rivers”, and return them to the nation.

Ben Moore visits Manchester’s Medlock, known for running red, white and blue in the 1800s, but lost for a century.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24562282#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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