The Forth and Clyde Canal – which provided employment for young James Watt – is getting a new lease of life, thanks to a £17 million development.

The scheme will use the historic waterway to mitigate flood risk around Glasgow and open up opportunities for thousands of new homes.

Read the full story on the FutureScot website.

Glasgow Council leader Susan Aitken said the scheme would use “cutting-edge technology”. This YouTube video from Scottish Canals explains the idea . . . .

Read more on the City Council website.