NC5664 : Waterworks

taken 12 years ago, near to Midfield, Highland, Great Britain

Waterworks
Waterworks
Until c. 2000 small Highland communities got their drinking water straight from the hill burns with minimal treatment. Such supplies are usually clean and safe, but do carry an obvious health risk, given that Scottish farm animals often carry a dangerous strain of the common gut bacteria E. coli. Now under an EU directive everyone gets treated water. A massive building programme has seen many water treatment plants built in the Highlands and Islands.
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NC5664, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 May, 2006
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Waterworks > Waterworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 566 644 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:32.6385N 4:27.9284W
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