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Title: The NRA severn-thames transfer project: an assessment of the effect of mixing of source waters on the chemical composition
Author: W.A. House
Author: J.D.R. Talbot
Author: J.T. Smith
Author: R. Sadak
Author: A.J. Lawlor
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Seyem-Thame Transfer Project is designed to abstract peak-flow water from the lower catchment of the River Severn and transport it via a pipeline to the upper reaches of the River Thames thus providing extra water resources for the Thames region as required. As a part of the overall assessment of the feasibility of this scheme the potential capacity for changes in chemical composition to occur during transfer and mixing of these waters was investigated using both theoretical calculations on analytical data and also using laboratory experiments. The eventual objective of this work is to advise the National Rivers Authority on the methods of handling and storage to ensure that the two water samples are chemically compatible.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesWater supplyWater transferChemical composition
Geographic Keywords: SevernThames
Extent: n.p. [72]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3264
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