P001432

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P number: P001432
Old photograph number: Z00013
Caption: Hardthorn Road site, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway Region. Discharge of groundwater during a pumping test on two new groundwater abstraction boreholes.
Description: West of Scotland Water Authority have developed the site to form part of the source of water for the public water supply in Dumfries. The photo shows the discharge water from pumping two boreholes together. A total flow of 92 litres per second is shown (almost 8,000 cubic metres/day). This is, in theory, sufficient water to supply 70% of the town's population.
Date taken: 01/01/1998
Photographer: Ball, D.F.
Copyright statement: NERC
X longitude/easting: 293650
Y latitude/northing: 578120
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 264.61 KB; 1001 x 659 pixels; 85 x 56 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 174 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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