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  1. Published on: 09/07/2018 08:08 AMReported by: rogerblaxall
    United Utilities have mounted an impressive operation to stop Southport running dry.

    Events like the Southport Air Show and forthcoming Flower Show mean a spike in demand in the resort and over the last few weeks, UU bosses have organised a convoy of trucks to bring water from a new bore hole at Simonswood near Kirkby to the Gorse Hill reservoir overlooking Ormskirk.

    Each truck carries 30,000 litres of water and since mid June thereís been a 24/7 operation to top up the reservoir which holds millions of litres of water.

    QLocalís Roger Blaxall took these exclusive photos on Friday evening at around 10.30; in case youíre wondering, the water used in this kitchen picture was thrown onto his parched back lawn...
             

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  3. Lamparilla says:09/07/2018 08:20 AM
    Why is it that in features about utilities, we have to be shown a picture of water coming out of a tap, or if it's about gas, a picture of someone putting the kettle on a stove. The national TV news stations do it as well.


    We're not thick!

  4. Alikado says:09/07/2018 10:20 AM
    The bit of grass we can see through the window looks alot better than my 'lawn'!


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