West Cumbria's water future

United Utilities want to use an alternative source to Ennerdale Water to provide water to homes in Copeland and Allerdale.

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Million pound project for new water supply

A multi-million pound project to provide people with a water supply in West Cumbria for the next few decades is starting to take shape.

Water company United Utilities are looking for new water sources as an alternative to Ennerdale water.

They also need help from local residents to prevent drought. Jenny Longden reports.

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