Water Supply and Waste Removal

The graphic below illustrates the layout of Tweedsmuir Camp's water supply and waste removal systems as they may have existed when the camp was in use.

Boilers for heating water were fired by coke and/or coal. The solid fuel was stored in coke and coal yards that were completed on 15 July 1941.

To reduce wasting water, on Friday 25 April 1941 Major Lloyd Owen, Commanding Officer, issued strict orders to ensure "... that the greatest economy in water be affected." For example: