TITLE

Scotland ignores advice on transferring water to England

AUTHOR(S)
Darby, Megan
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Utility Week;6/22/2012, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
77423260

 

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