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Meters could fund reservoir building

Letters

I read in NCE (26 October) that water companies anticipate serious shortages unless new sources are exploited.

At the last time of shortage the use of meters was a possibility to manage the problem. In the 15 years needed to construct a new reservoir, domestic water meters could be installed and tested to provide a fund raising waste control system.

Mike Ratcliffe, The Old Hall, Halton, Runcorn, Cheshire

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