Eau de Thames: Beckton desalination plant for drinking water comes back on stream – London, UK

A hosepipe ban introduced by Thames Water in August, banning its 15m customers from watering gardens or washing cars as it sought to conserve supplies after this summer’s record 40C temperatures, remains in place.

Ms Bentley said the desalination plant was only planned as a “swing site” for intermittent use, able to supply 100 mega-litres a day – five per cent of the capital’s needs.

She told the Standard: “It was operational in time for the Olympics. It’s been operated three times – it was never built as a permanent site. “Because [
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Eau de Thames: Beckton desalination plant for drinking water comes back on stream – London, UK2022-12-11T22:57:52+01:00

Southern Water dumps controversial ÂŁ600m desalination plant – to the delight of New Forest East MP Julian Lewis – England

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a ÂŁ600m water plant at Fawley have been dumped by Southern Water.

It has confirmed it will not be proceeding with a proposed desalination facility at Ashlett Creek to safeguard against water shortages after a “wide-ranging and collaborative assessment”.

The news was welcomed by New Forest East MP Julian Lewis – who had been vocally opposed to the plan.

Southern Water dumps controversial ÂŁ600m desalination plant – to the delight of New Forest East MP Julian Lewis – England2021-09-30T14:38:12+02:00

Jersey desalination plant set to work again after seven years – Jersey

Island reservoirs are currently 46% full – compared to 71% at the same time in 2017.

Jersey Water said it was preparing its desalination plant because little rain was forecast for the “foreseeable future”.

It will be the first time the unit has converted seawater in seven years.

Jersey Water supplies 38,000 homes and businesses across the island.

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Jersey desalination plant set to work again after seven years – Jersey2018-11-24T22:39:04+01:00

Thames Water bosses plan to turn sewage into drinking water – London – United Kingdom

Water bosses have drawn up detailed plans to turn sewage into drinking water as one of a series of measures to prevent London’s taps from running dry, the Standard has learned.

In a doomsday prediction, Thames Water today said the Capital is facing a £330 million-a-day loss to the economy if dramatic changes are not made to secure the city’s supply.

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Thames Water bosses plan to turn sewage into drinking water – London – United Kingdom2018-11-07T15:45:16+01:00
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