Half of water treatment sites at risk of flood

June 2009
Utility Week;6/26/2009, p11
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The article focuses on a report by Great Britain's Environment Agency, which showed that over half of all water pumping stations and treatment works are at risk of flooding. According to the agency, approximately 900 treatment sites and pumping stations are located in flood risk areas. The national assessment of flood risk also indicated that 28% of gas infrastructures and about 14% of electricity infrastructures are at flood risk areas.


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