Scientists at work 20 The water company – supplying a city with water

Stephen Kay of the Cambridge Water Company talks to Nicola Terry on how the city is supplied with water. We learn about our underground source of water and an intriguing range of pipes. We also hear about a lovely ‘Dry Garden’, containing not-so thirsty plants, which CW established at Cambridge University Botanical gardens.

Follow-up link:

  • Find a water use calculator; tips for water economy and recommended garden plants at Cambridge Water Company www.cambridge-water.co.uk.

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