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OTD 1973: Chris Tarrant on Chadlington’s spring water

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OTD 1973: Chris Tarrant on Chadlington’s spring water

OTD 1973: Chris Tarrant on Chadlington’s spring water

On this Day, April 5th, 1973…

ATV Today reporter Chris Tarrant heads over to Chadlington where the Oxfordshire Water Board had switched the village’s water supply from a natural spring to water from a reservoir. Villagers are up in arms about the change.

Chris interviews one of the leaders of the campaign who argues that using the village’s natural spring water is much more economic, efficient and healthy than using water from a reservoir twenty miles away. This is followed by a vox pop with villagers, most of whom haven’t drunk water out of their taps since the supply was changed.

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