Bad smell in the air

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Wednesday 1 July 2009 7.21am
Anyone else notice the smell of drains as the weather hots up especially round E&C?

Just what I need in the morning.
Wednesday 1 July 2009 8.20am
I think you'll find that it's the smell of cyclists on the pavement.

Paving slabs, being flat and white, reflect more heat than tarmac, causing Lycra to become superheated, at which point it gives off ester compounds reminiscent of pear drops and inner tubes.

Is that what you mean?

...if you press it, they will come.
Wednesday 1 July 2009 9.06am
The smell was at canada water this morning too.
Wednesday 1 July 2009 9.50am
It wasn't me!
Wednesday 1 July 2009 10.11am
There was a really bad whiff coming off the river outside City Hall yesterday afternoon when the tide was out.
Zoe
Wednesday 1 July 2009 10.07pm
It smells like sewage, though it also reminded me of when they spray fields which is quite an acidy smell.

It really was quite bad, do we think it's the drains or the river, or both? Does SE1 stink and we have only just started to notice...

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