Traditional waterwheel planned on the Mersey


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watermills Traditional waterwheel planned on the Mersey

The BBC is reporting on a plan to place a giant waterwheel across the river Mersey as a way of extracting energy from the tides. The advantage of a waterwheel design over a marine current turbine is claimed to be that the waterwheels are robust and low maintenance, compared to the turbines which do however generate more energy.
Item: #634, Posted: 14/6/07.


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