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Monthly Archive for November, 2010

Friday update on Monday!

Sorry this is a little late – I was away this weekend … So, last week’s update is as follows: We …. Continued drilling the boreholes in the swamp. We have been trying to prove the depth of the glacial till, so that we can order the correct lengths of sheet piling. It is intended […]

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Construction drawings

Download our general arrangement construction drawings  to get a good overview of the works the team are completing. When we showed this to our regular stakeholder group, whicn includes users of the reservoir and local groups, they really got a good feel for the works. We hope you find them interesting.

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Friday update on Sunday!

Apologies this is a little late! But we’re hopeful that as this is almost a tuneful ditty, you’ll forgive our tardiness! And this week we’ve:    Welcomed Galliford Try, the building firm, completed the drilling on the berm, and rolled out the bog mats, issued the boots and hard hats … We’ve started drilling in […]

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Weekly update – 01

Here’s our weekly update  …   1.  We’ve started drilling boreholes in areas we couldn’t get to before. 2. We’ve been digging trial pits in swampy areas.    Next week … 1. Cabins are set to arrive on site 2. Bog mats are set to arrive 3. We’ll be laying hard surface in the compound […]

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Rare floating water plants from Chasewater will be spending this winter ‘getting Matey’ in unusual surroundings! During the works to the reservoir, the plants have been relocated to a number of covered and insulated baths at the Buxton offices of our ecological consultants Penny Anderson Associates. Because of their protected status, we have had to get the […]

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Weekly updates on the works

To keep you all posted on the works taking place – we’ll be publishing weekly updates here – probably every Friday. Hope they will be of interest, and if you do want us to cover any topics in particular, please give us your comments here! Lizzie & Neil

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