Report and vocabulary
Snaking through Berlin: over 60km of pink pipes.
The city is built on a swamp, and these carry water away from construction sites.
The manufacturer says pink and purple are popular with children and older people who are young at heart.
And with lots more building in the pipeline, these brightly-coloured tubes are likely to be around for some time.
moving over a long distance with a lot of twists and turns
an area of wet, soft land
- construction sites
areas where buildings are made
- young at heart
having a lively and positive attitude to life that is more typical of a younger person
- in the pipeline