Posts Tagged ‘water conservation’

CRT making contingency plans for “second dry winter” as ground water levels only just recover

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

CRT is making plans for a second dry winter following the driest year on recent record during 2017, according to a Freedom of Information response.

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New water tap for Avoncliff

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

A new water tap is going to be installed at Avoncliff this year, according to K&A Manager Mark Stephens.

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April floods, but drought restrictions are in force

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Despite the recent heavy rain – both the Avon and the Kennet are in flood – there is still a need to conserve water on the K and A. BW imposed restrictions on navigation after Easter. In brief, these are: don’t use locks in the evening or overnight, and always share locks (unless you are a widebeam) even if it means waiting. Waiting for boats going the other way rather than filling or emptying locks if they are set against you is another way of conserving water.

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