£40m canal flood plan to help Glasgow expand



A pioneering scheme will combine cutting-edge technology with an 18th-century engineering feat to combat flooding and allow regeneration in one of the most rundown parts of Scotland’s biggest city.
The project will see the 250-year-old Forth and Clyde Canal used as part of a groundbreaking drainage network that will allow much-needed housing to be built on wasteland in the north of Glasgow.
Experts who came up with the concept believe utilising the canal to capture and remove surface water is a more cost-effective and sensitive solution than the conventional alternative, which would involve... read more

 
15 October 2016 in Environment, Views: 43
Source: Scotsman
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