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Re: Origin of Wirral's tap water? [Re: Greenwood] #1051049
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Something I read the other day, can't remember the exact details but it went along the lines of .....

"Although we privatised our water industry, it is still 30% Government owned, unfortunately they are foreign Governments."

When your own Governments asset strips your own country for their own gains, you know we need a revolution.


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Re: Origin of Wirral's tap water? [Re: diggingdeeper] #1051061
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It wasn't for our own Government gains it was for the United States of Europe !


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Re: Origin of Wirral's tap water? [Re: Greenwood] #1077900
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Anyone know why Cross Hill Reservoir is having water transported to it/or from it ? Huge tankers have been going up and down for what seems the whole night and so far, most of today ?

I was only thinking the other day, why we haven't been told there is a drought in the offing.. Normally 4 weeks without rain and the heat we have had, they would be putting warnings out.
Much more water used these last 3 months with all the hand washing and cleaning.

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Re: Origin of Wirral's tap water? [Re: Greenwood] #1077905
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Possibly the other way around, extracting water to take it to a firezone, shortage or burst pipe somewhere else? They would take far too long to fill up from a hydrant.

Or maybe emptying Croshill for maintenance.


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Re: Origin of Wirral's tap water? [Re: Greenwood] #1077913
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Could be DD. It's something I have not witnessed before, during 20yrs living here. They seem to have knocked off tonight but they have been going all day long.


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Re: Origin of Wirral's tap water? [Re: Greenwood] #1077926
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Re: Origin of Wirral's tap water? [Re: Greenwood] #1077931
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The main resevoir levels are lower, West Cumbria is only at 41.5% capacity.
I assume we get ours from Dee & Vyrnwy Reservoirs which have the most at 75.1%.
https://www.unitedutilities.com/help-and-support/your-water-supply/reservoir-levels/

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