covers an area of 453 square miles, which includes Cambridge
city and extends to Ramsey and St Ives in the north, Balsham in
the east, Gamlingay in the west and Melbourn in the south.
Boreholes drilled into the chalk strata south of Cambridge
provide 97% of the water, while 3% comes from a greensand
source to the west which feeds Gamlingay and the surrounding
villages. Cambridge Water operates 23 water treatment works that
process 73 million litres of water per day, supplying 300,000
people through 2,300km of water mains.
Use the links below to view the
case studies detailing the Cambridge Water Company projects
featured in the UK Water Projects publication since 2002