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Monthly Archive for December, 2010

Last Friday update before 2011!

This will be our last Friday update before 2011, so Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our regular visitors (and any new ones) to the blog and Chasewater itself. This week. we’ve been: Continuing to test potential filter material – it needs to withstand certain tolerances because its got to do the job, […]

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Inspection Report Documents

A number of people have asked us to upload the inspection report document – which is a report carried out in 2006/2007, and which contains the actions we (as a council) are statutorily obliged to carry out. The document is massive, so we’ve had to split it up into sections. Here they are: Section 1 […]

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New walk leaflet

As promised, we’ve finished the new walks leaflet/map. We’re having them printed next week and hope to make stocks available (around the end of next week/early the following) at: The Rangers’ Hut (near Chasewater Innovation Centre) Chasewater Innovation Centre Brownhills West Chasewater Heaths railway stations Download our Chasewater Country Park footpaths and map

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Weekend update …

The cold weather continued this week, so it suppressed what we could do but, when the conditions allowed, we’ve progressed with the following.   1. We’ve continued to drill the boreholes in the swamp. We’ve completed 6 out of 18, but we’re hopeful that we’ll finish this part of the work by the end of […]

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Last week, when the weather conditions have allowed, we progressed with the following:   1. We continued to drill the boreholes in the swamp. The sub-contractors GIP have now got three rigs on site because we want to get the holes drilled as quickly as possible for two reasons: so that we can get the […]

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New circular route

While the works to the reservoir take place, certain areas of the park and footpaths will be out of bounds to walkers and visitors. Because of this we have created a new circular route around Chasewater, that avoids the work areas (marked in red below). Map: Crown Copyright LDC 100017765 2010 The circular route is […]

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