Cambridge Water Company + Finding a place at Oxbridge – 105science

Stephen Kay of the Cambridge Water Company talks to Nicola Terry on how the city is kept supplied with water. We learn about our underground source of water and an intriguing range of pipes. We also hear about a lovely ‘Dry Garden’, containing not-so thirsty plants, which CW established at Cambridge University Botanical gardens. Find a water use calculator; tips for water economy and recommended garden plants at Cambridge Water Company cambridge-water.co.uk. This show also looks at information to help students make a better choice of university. Roger Frost talks to former college admissions tutor John Green on the need for scientific data and intelligent ways to analyse it. Read more at myoxbridgechoice.com. Read about the suggestion to reform university admissions at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-15492470

The Science Show 07/04/2012

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