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Water bills warning...and why you should never swim the Thames

Season 1

Mayor Sadiq Khan started the week in hot water over river safety - after his manifesto stated he planned to make the capital’s waterways, including the Thames, so clean they would be “swimmable” within a decade.

At the same time, Thames Water, which is battling a budget black hole, warns customer bills could rocket by almost half.

The Standard podcast is joined by Evening Standard business editor Jonathan Prynn and former lifeguard Brendon Prince, founder of Above Water, a water safety and drowning awareness charity.

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