Giant underground water tank installed underneath Nottinghamshire town to bolster flood protection
A giant underground water tank has been installed underneath a Hucknall road to help prevent potential future flooding in the town.
The new flood alleviation measures, in Station Road, will hold the equivalent of more than 2,000 bathtubs of water in the event of severe downpours.
It will store the storm water before slowly releasing it back into the Baker Lane Brook downstream.
It is the latest key step of the £12.5 million Hucknall Town Centre Improvement Scheme, which is being managed by Via East Midlands on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council.
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