Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ponds Project Update

Now we are two months into 2016, here is a brief update on progress with the Ponds Project. At Model Boating Pond, silt has now been moved into the extended compound which allows for the borrow pits to be opened … Continue reading

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Green benefits

The Ponds Project is not all about dam engineering, there are also many environmental benefits included in the scheme, such as improved water quality and an increase in habitat diversity for wildlife. One of the areas to gain from these … Continue reading

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Progress update

At Model Boating Pond, the extended compound has now been fully fenced and the top-soil stripped in preparation for the remaining silt to be moved across. The silt will be stored in this location while it dries out. After the … Continue reading

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Progress: 10 months in

At Model Boating Pond, the excavated area is now almost ready for clay to be moved down from the hillside to raise the new dam. The wooden structure in the middle of the above photograph is the housing of what … Continue reading

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