Refine search results

All    Any    Exact phrase

Search hint

All - search for events containing all entered keywords

Any - search for events containing any, some, or all of the entered keywords

Exact phrase - search for events where keywords appear exactly as entered





Within of post code (UK Only)

Login for more refinement options

‘The Thirlmere 100’s’ water supply scheme


Image of three blue heads in profile on grey background

100 miles, 100 inches of rain, 100 years old.

Date and Time

11 March 2014 - 18:30-20:00


Organised by the East Midlands of England local network.

About this event

Throughout his 25 year career with the water industry John Butcher (Regional Water Supply Manager with United Utilities) has always maintained an involvement with the Thirlmere Scheme which was developed by the Victorians over 117 years ago.  John will takes us through the history, engineering and operation of this scheme which continues to supply 220,000 tonnes of water daily to Lancashire and Manchester by the use of gravity alone.


18:30 - 20:00 (with refreshments)

Registration information

Please register online.


Are you looking for more events?

You might also be interested in (search more events)

Icon image of speech bubbles

Conference - Wed 16 May 2018 to Thu 17 May 2018

ICRE 2018 is the latest forum for new ideas and innovative thinking in rail, providing industry and academia with the opportunity to hear about the latest research and developments in railway engineering whilst offering the chance to discuss and debate the current and future challenges with members of the international railway community.