Dams and Reservoirs (Design)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Environment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th March 1973.

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Photo of Mr Graham Page Mr Graham Page , Crosby 12:00 am, 7th March 1973

That is a matter for the owners of the reservoirs. There is no power to make regulations in that connection at present; as my hon. Friend said, it would need legislation. On the reorganisation of water services, the resources of the regional water authorities should remove any anxiety about the capability of meeting any claim for damages.