Written by: Gavin Sowden
Woburn Golf Club has been using potable water supplied by Anglian Water for use in the clubhouse and for irrigation on the courses. Over the past few years, in an effort to diversify supply, a borehole has been installed with a licence to draw just over 100m3 per day. In March 2013, a 110,000m3 reservoir was completed on an area of unused agricultural land within the estate. Based on previous years irrigation consumption, this reservoir has allowed Woburn Golf Club to be self sufficient through the use of direct rainfall or from drainage in place on the courses.