Case study: Detention basin, South-East England

Description of the application

In South-East England, seven large-scale water storage facilities are being considered to increase storage capacity by 2020 for a total cost of approx. 3,5 B₤. However, the increase in reservoir capacity is also accompanied by demand-side measures aiming at reducing demand.

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Last modified: Sept. 13, 2016, 4:56 a.m.



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