TWYFORD Waterworks is planning its next open day for the beginning of September.

The event, on Sunday, September 3, will give visitors a chance to see how drinking water has been pumped from deep within the Hampshire Downs for more than 120 years.

It is planned that the following will be available for visitors to see: the Hathorn Davey steam pumping engine at work utilising steam from the Babcock and Wilcox boiler.

Large Ruston diesel pumping engines with one running at various times during the day. An 1895 Crossley gas engine and other smaller pumps will be in operation.

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Lime Kilns and water softening works, including the hydraulic engines will be working.

There will also be a nature trail, industrial railway demonstration, visiting exhibits and displays.

The tea room will be serving a variety of light refreshments alongside a BBQ.

For further information, visit the Twyford Waterworks website.