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Water supply from underground sources of north-east England

Water supply from underground sources of north-east England

Quarter-inch Geological Sheets 1, 2 and 4.

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Published by Geological Survey and Museum in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. Geological Survey of Great Britain.

Statementby W. Anderson.
SeriesWartime pamphlet / Geological Survey of Great Britain -- no.19, Wartime pamphlet -- no.19.
ContributionsAnderson, W., Geological Survey of Great Britain., Great Britain. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19047167M

b) The port's own water supply and storage system was in need of an overhaul; c) The port's river water was not to be used in any of the fish handling processes. Table gives the EU recommendations for harbour waters in general. Harbour water is never suitable for use in fish handling processes destined for human consumption. Water from local catchment is a pillar of our sustainable water supply. Since , the water catchment area has increased from half to two-thirds of Singapore’s land surface with the completion of the Marina, Punggol and Serangoon Reservoir.

The water supply of New York City comes from three main aqueduct systems that can deliver about billion litres ( billion gallons) of water a day from sources up to km ( miles) away. The aqueduct system in the state of California is by far the longest in the world. About one third of tap water in England and Wales comes from underground sources (aquifers), in Northern Ireland and Scotland this figure is 6% and 3%, respectively. The rest comes from reservoirs, lakes, and rivers. Namely, surface water in the UK accounts for 68% and mixed sources for 4% of the supply.

Water from the main supply is immediately ready for your cold water needs. The hot water supply, however, requires another step. One pipe carries water from the cold water system to your water heater. From the heater, a hot water line carries the heated water to all the fixtures, out-lets, and appliances that require hot water.   At moments when water is not widely available, or the original source of water can no longer sustain the growth in population, human ingenuity comes into play. That’s when we start to see the development of Aqueducts (to bring the water from far away sources) and wells (to bring it to the surface from underground springs or streams), as well.


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