Tag: Scottish Water

Stay mindful of water use

Demand was so high as temperatures soared recently that Scottish Water had to produce more than 200 million litres of extra water per day nationwide to maintain normal supplies – that’s enough water to fill 100 Olympic-sized swimming pools or 2.4 million baths.

Top up taps reach magical milestone at Glenfinnan

The taps, which are maintained weekly, are plumbed directly into the public water supply and each has digital tracking technology which logs how much water is being used and how much plastic potentially saved.

Letter from Coll makes plea for safe water supply

There are 180 homes on Coll but only the 70 houses in the main village of Arinagour are on a mains supply, the others either have to use a  public tap near the pier toilets, collect rainwater in butts or bore holes to find water which can be costly and is not guaranteed to come up trumps