• Short Summary

    The Rotterdam drinking waterstation has closed its inlet to the river. It supplies 300,000 tons?

  • Description

    1.
    Shots of watersupply, Berenplatt/ Rotterdam Several shots of the Bible, hall, with several close ups. Pan of buildings. Truck unloading Norit. Total shot of chlorination and close up Pan over the water storages area. Shot of the Pine water filter hall with close up. Shot test of the filter. Shot of the chlorination equipment. The main water supply switching room. Shots of the ???


    2.
    The name of drinking waterstation, Total shot of emergency sluisdoor closed. Several ships waiting. Main water inlet at the river Lek at the river Lek with close up of water inlets. Pan from the river in direction of the pumphouse. Shots inside the pumphouse (at Begambacht) Maintenance going on. Water inlet to the pumphouse. Pan for pumphouse and fountain and close up of fountain. The only running water at this spot.



    Nat sound on quarter inch tape of Rotterdam drinking water station of filter room, [illegible], Glenfield micro strainer and pumpstation.




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    Background: The Rotterdam drinking waterstation has closed its inlet to the river. It supplies 300,000 tons drinking water daily, but has a spare supply for one month. At several spots at the river inlets are closed to prevent the inlet of poisoning water to other rivers. Film it was emergency shut at the river Lek. There is a delay of shipping on the river. The main (drinking) water inlet at Bergambacht complete closed water for the Hague. The Hague has a spare supply in the dunes. The water inlet for the Hague is at Lek which is connected with the Rhine

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5TMZF8WV7J294BBTTO3DQQUFM
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TMZF8WV7J294BBTTO3DQQUFM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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