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An incredible history lays beneath the surface of Melbourne

They've been described as a marvel of engineering - Melbourne's sewers - some of which are more than a century old, have certainly stood the test of time. Today Melbourne Water operates more than 400 kilometres of sewers around the city and treats up to 320,000 litres of sewage a year.

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