Chasewater Country Park rangers have found the top canopy of a power boat on the reservoir bed. We don’t know where it has come from, and we’ll be talking to the Powerboat Club to find out if they might know anything about it. Read more about this, and see pictures of the find on the Express & [...]
Monthly Archive for May, 2010
A number of you have asked for an update from British Waterways. They have supplied this today: “At present we believe the water remaining is sufficient to support the current fish stocks in the reservoir. Regular monitoring of all water quality parameters including oxygen is being carried out.” “Further to people’s questions, electro fishing is [...]
More photos of the fish rescue operation (taken on Friday) have been posted to our flickr site: Just scroll towards the end of the photo roll to see the new pics.
Phase one of the fish rescue has now been completed During phase one of the rescue, the team has netted over 10,000 small roach perch and bullheads, which have bee n moved to the local canal, over 600lb pike, and over 100lb of larger roach and perch, which have been moved to other reservoirs and [...]
Update from the British Waterways team: On Tuesday 4 May a number of pike were moved to a British Waterways reservoir near to Bromsgrove. On Wednesday 5 May perch and roach were transferred in to the Shropshire Union canal near to Wolverhampton. Over 5000 small roach, perch and bullheads have also been directly transferred in to the Anglesey [...]
British Waterways have told us the fishing team should be back on site towards the end of this week. We’ll also be down, armed with a camera, so hopefully we’ll have some more good photos to post towards the end of the week. Cheers