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26 Nov 2019 DUMFERMLINE
Loch Ness could be used to supply water to Inverness during drier summers, Scottish Water has revealed. The utilities firm has drawn up plans to develop a pumping station south-west of Dores and build a partially buried water tank at Inverness Water Treatment Works in which to store the water. The move comes amid increasing concerns over man-made climate change, and will also help the system cope with rising demand caused by a booming housing market in the Highland capital.