The rain returned several weeks ago and our gardens and fields have returned to their usual shades of green. However, United Utilities still finds it necessary to take full-page advertisements urging us all “to use a little less water,” to spend less time in the shower, to turn off the tap when brushing teeth etc. These are, of course in themselves, laudable actions, but it also seems reasonable to ask ‘Where has all the water gone? ‘ and, subsequently, to speculate that a big part of the answer lies in the enormous quantities of water being extracted from Cumbria’s rivers and lakes to cool and service the many serious hazards that remain at the Sellafield nuclear site, including Building 30.
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Research and development is critical for the success of many of Sellafield Ltd activities to deliver its mission. It’s this side of the business which provides the initial research into a problem, and the early development of a solution. This work isn’t just done by Sellafield Ltd – almost half is done in partnership with the National Nuclear Laboratory. Further support comes from a wide range of technology suppliers – collaborations with the broader supply chain and academic community are essential for Sellafield Ltd’s success. The review features more than 30 universities and 50 organisations (including small and medium-sized enterprises), national and international companies and national institutes.
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