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In pictures: Getting water to flood zone

Emergency water bottles at a Tesco superstore in Gloucester, 24 July 2007

Millions of litres of bottled water are needed in Gloucestershire after more than 350,000 people were left without supplies.

Soldier with water, Tewkesbury, 25 July 2007

Army units from across the UK are tasked with providing water, after criticism not enough was getting through.

Cheltenham Race Course, with Army vehicles, 24 July 2007 (Pic: MoD)

The Army is using Cheltenham racecourse as a base to send supplies of water to residents.

Police, soldiers and volunteers unloading water

The Army has deployed trucks designed for use in battlefields to help distribute millions of bottles.

Empty water bowser

Severn Trent Water had sent three million litres of water to 600 public bowsers around Gloucestershire.

Water bottles are distributed outside the Town Hall in Tewkesbury, 23 July 2007

Water bottles have been given out for free, but there is rationing to avoid stockpiling.






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