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Cleaning up the heritage of inefficient inland sewage treatment works dominated the first five years following privatisation at Southern Water. Then in AMP2 the company began a vast project to improve the condition of its 1,000km of coastline. This involves spectacular constructions such as a huge tunnelled storm sewer beneath the shore at Brighton and Hove, a treatment works at Eastbourne disguised as a Napoleonic fort and an 8km tunnel at Portsmouth.