Scotland ignores advice on transferring water to England

Darby, Megan
June 2012
Utility Week;6/22/2012, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the government of Scotland is considering the possibility for it to supply water to southeast England. This was announced by Alex Neil, Scotland's infrastructure and capital investment secretary. It appears that the government has ignored the conclusion of a State of the Nation report from the Institution of Civil Engineers that long-distance water transfers are not economically or environmentally feasible. Neil admits there are logistical issues to address, though.


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