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History and description of the Thirlmere water Scheme.

Harwood, J J Sir.

History and description of the Thirlmere water Scheme.

by Harwood, J J Sir.

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Published by Blacklock in Manchester .
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This report gives a detailed description about how to establish a water distribution system for a community. I am Thankful to Allah Almighty for giving me the wisdom and knowledge to complete the water supply scheme assigned by the teacher. I have successfully carried out the design of water supply system of the residential housing society.   Now seemed a good time to write a little bit about the history of Thirlmere with a few photos of the the recent drought conditions. A very dry Thirlmere. In the mid 19th Century Thirlmere was not like it is today. Originally there were two tarns in the valley called Leathes Water and Wythburn and a small pub and hamlet at the south end.

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[John James Harwood, Sir.]. History and Description of the Thirlmere Water Scheme Author Harwood, Sir John James Format/binding Hardcover History and description of the Thirlmere water Scheme. book condition Used - Poor Binding Hardcover Publisher Henry Blacklock and Co Place of Publication Manchester Date published Size 8vo.

The Thirlmere Aqueduct is a mile-long (kilometre-long) pioneering section of water supply system in England, built by the Manchester Corporation Water Works between and Often incorrectly thought of as one of the longest tunnels in the world, the aqueduct's tunnel section is not continuous.

The aqueduct was built to carry approximat, imperial gallons (, Thirlmere is a reservoir in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria and the English Lake Helvellyn ridge lies to the east of Thirlmere.

To the west of Thirlmere are a number of fells; for instance, Armboth Fell and Raven Crag both of which give views of the lake and of Helvellyn beyond.

It runs roughly south to north and is bordered on the eastern side for much of its length by the Location: Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England.

History and Description of the Thirlmere Water Scheme by Harwood, Sir John James. Manchester: Henry Blacklock and Co, Has been rebacked with original spine relaid, original boards, new endpapers. Binding rather rubbed with some dampstaining. Boards bumped with chipped edges.

Page XV of index and plate to p detached but extant, also fold-out plans that should be at pages 30 and. Although the Thirlmere Scheme was finally approved in it did not end there.

Building and engineering works did not commence for a number of years. By the time that they did, Hardwicke was firmly established in his role as defender of the Lakes. References. Harwood, John James. History and Description of the Thirlmere Water Scheme. "Plan Showing Works at Lake Thirlmere," from John James Harwood, The History and Description of the Thirlmere Water Scheme.

Manchester: Henry Blacklock, [insert]. Thirlmere Defence Association,Extracts from the Leading Journals on the Manchester Water Scheme (J. Garnett,Windermere, UK, ), p. Thirlmere Water Bitl, Report of Meeting of Owners and Ratepayers in the Town Hall, Manchester, UK, 16 August 4.

Bateman, History and Description of the. AT the March meeting of Caldbeck and District Local History Society in the parish hall, the speaker was Ian Tyler, a man of many parts (local historian, prize-winning author, curator of Threlkeld Mining Museum and marathon runner) who spoke about “Thirlmere the drowning of the valley”, the story of the Thirlmere Water Scheme ().

Harwood, The History and Description of the Thirlmere Water Scheme (Henry Blacklock, Manchester, UK, ), p. Join ResearchGate to find the. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item description> tags) The Thirlmere water scheme of the Manchester Corporation: with a few remarks on the Longdendale Works, and water-supply generally.

The scheme was for supplying water to the city of Manchester. Tipped in publisher's advertisement at end of text. Copy in McGill University's Rare Books and Special Collections, Blackader Lauterman Collection is number 8 of 13 titles bound together subsequent to publication with the binder's spine title, Ruskin & others, Adresses, art notes, etc.

4) The water supplies scheme, known as the West Cumbria Water Supplies Project – Thirlmere Transfer, comprises various sections of pipeline and associated water treatment and supply infrastructure which collectively extend over a distance of approximately kilometres (km) from Thirlmere Reservoir in the Lake District National Park.

Books And Papers on The Subject: 1: The Thirlmere Way by Tim Capelli - Publisher: Sigma Leisure - ISBN 1: History & Description of the Thirlmere Water Scheme by J.J.

Harwood: Publisher Henry Blacklock & Co Manchester - Date: Ina pamphlet urged that Thirlmere and Haweswater should be made reservoirs, and their water conveyed (via Ullswater (used as a distributing reservoir)) miles to London to supply it with two hundred million gallons a day of clean water; the cost of the project was put at ten million pounds.

The scheme was considered by a Royal Commission on Water Supply chaired by the Duke of. Buy The Dawn of Green: Manchester, Thirlmere, and Modern Environmentalism 1 by Harriet Ritvo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on. The chapters in this book, were first presented and discussed at the international Gender, Human Rights and Water Governance Conference in Pretoria. They have, in the course of the last two years, been through an extensive review process involving the editors and the authors of this book as well as external regional and international experts.

Thirlmere. Conifer clad Thirlmere reservoir, in the shadows of Helvellyn, provides the city of Manchester with it's water and was created inwhen the area was dammed and flooded, submerging the Lakeland villages of Amboth and Wythburn.

Plans to create the reservoir caused much consternation at the time, the movement against creating Thirlmere found a figure head in the Victorian poet. It was a purely gravitation scheme, designed to convey to Londongallons of water per day, and the estimated total cost of the works was £11, In Mr.

Bateman was consulted by the Manchester Corporation on the best means of preventing the floods caused by the River Irwell, and his report thereon was published in October.

Water supply system, infrastructure for the collection, transmission, treatment, storage, and distribution of water for homes, commercial establishments, industry, and irrigation, as well as for such public needs as firefighting and street flushing.

Of all municipal services, provision of potable water is perhaps the most vital. People depend on water for drinking, cooking, washing, carrying.They proposed a scheme to turn Thirlmere into a reservoir that would supply Manchester with fifty million gallons of water per day by means of a ninety-six-mile-long aqueduct.

It would be an innovative triumph of engineering, and it would provide the city (and its cotton mills) with some of the purest water to be found anywhere in England. I discovered that the Armitt Museum in Ambleside owned the complete collection of Herbert Bell's various photographs and also they had a copy of the definitive documentation about the creation of Thirlmere "History and Description of the Thirlmere Water Scheme" Sir John Harwood.