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SEPAC – Local Beverages

Drinking Water
Face value CHF 1.80
Motif Drinking Water

The stamp issue of SEPAC, an association comprising thirteen small postal operators in Europe, focuses this year on local beverages from its members’ countries of origin. Philately Liechtenstein chose a thirst quencher that comes out of every tap and many public fountains in top quality in Liechtenstein: "Drinking Water" (face value: CHF 1.80).

Although unimaginable for most people in many parts of the world, people in the Alps enjoy drinking fresh water straight from the tap. Here, about half of the drinking water consumed each year is obtained from groundwater, the other half from spring water. The strictest controls and continuous optimisation of the supply technology are intended to ensure a high standard of quality of the drinking water in the future as well.

Seven public water supply companies are responsible for this task. In order to ensure that the drinking water reaches the houses in top quality, they maintain numerous reservoirs and other structures such as transfer shafts in addition to the tapped springs and pumping stations. Almost 430 kilometres of main pipelines and 270 kilometres of service pipes are available for transporting the water.

 

 

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Date Of Issue
07. June 2022
Designers
Mathias Maurer, St. Gallen
Stamp format
41.667 x 41.667 mm
Perforation
12 ¼ x 12 ¼
Sheet format
146 x 208 mm
Print
4-colour offset CMYK Gutenberg AG, Schaan
Paper
Special stamp paper PVA 110 g/m² gummed
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Consultation and Contact

Liechtensteinischen Post AG
Philatelie Liechtenstein
Alte Zollstrasse 11
9494 Schaan
Liechtenstein

Telefon +423 399 44 66
E-Mail: philatelie@post.li

 

 

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