The Institution of Civil Engineers is proposing a system that could see stocks of water being transferred from the wetter parts of the country to the drought-affected South. The Institution has mapped out a network of pipelines to carry the water and suggests it is the best solution to a problem that is thought unlikely to go away.
Most water companies in these areas are proposing building new reservoirs but the environmental impact of this could be huge. It would appear to make sense to shift around the reserves we already have. But can these stocks really be spared from elsewhere?
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