They want to rob the river Shannon



stakerwallace

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Relatively easy to accomplish in setting up a major reservoir in the midlands which can be used as a recreational area and during Autumn have its levels lowered considerably so it can take some of the Shannon overflow.
They seems to be a common feature in the middle of Spain: embalsas which are used for storage of water and lots of recreational uses
 
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They seems to be a common feature in the middle of Spain: embalsas which are used for storage of water and lots of recreational uses
I have posted on this before here but done correctly you could have a 365 day Indoor and Outdoor Watersports and Recreation area.
 

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They seems to be a common feature in the middle of Spain: embalsas which are used for storage of water and lots of recreational uses
Great idea, not least because it would be good to buttonhole Willie with something of national significance when he comes looking for firsts.
 

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Difficult because of different levels and also potentially likely to weaken parts of it by draining and refilling
The canals would not hold enough water to have any effect. My suggestion is to oversize the pipe linking the Shannon to midlands reservoir to Dublin reservoirs and install an overflow pipe to the sea so that during severe floods surplus water could be pumped into sea.
 

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irelands canal system is majorly underused, could be vast income earner, tourists and internal trade.
 

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Relatively easy to accomplish in setting up a major reservoir in the midlands which can be used as a recreational area and during Autumn have its levels lowered considerably so it can take some of the Shannon overflow.
that wsa the original plan but they seemed to to have dropped the midland resevoir bit from the latest plan
 

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Steal the Shannon? Some wish it had been stolen
 


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