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30 July 2018
Water - our greatest asset

Many don't realise that water is Wales' biggest asset

Ever since a Snowdonia village was flooded in 1965 to supply Liverpool with water, the issue of pumping water from Wales to England has stirred strong emotions. But how much water actually goes across the border and is it paid for?

Put very simply (and approximately) 300 million cubic metres of water a year results in a charge of £2.5m (but that is only a very rough guide).

Source: BBC News

With population increases and climate warming the time has come to build more reservoirs.  Do readers agree or are they content in having hosepipe bans?

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