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Mon & Brec Dig June 2005

Thw work for the weekend was to improve the area below the top lock which was found to be leaking when the newly restored top lock is used by the trip boat.

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First job was to raise the dam by the second lock down stop planks...
First job was to raise the dam by the second lock down stop planks...
...and to clear the culvert at the bottom of the lock ...
...and to clear the culvert at the bottom of the lock ...
and to re-dam and repoint the sidepond side
and to re-dam and repoint the sidepond side
A new way of filling sandbags for the dam!
A new way of filling sandbags for the dam!
The clay was fetched from down the flight
The clay was fetched from down the flight
and was also used to raise the banks of the second side pond
and was also used to raise the banks of the second side pond
Breaks were held in the visitor centre
Breaks were held in the visitor centre
Meanwhile Taz and Rick worked on the leaking spillwier
Meanwhile Taz and Rick worked on the leaking spillwier
Taz looking for wildlife ...
Taz looking for wildlife ...
... and finding it!
... and finding it!
Who's birthday was it!
Who's birthday was it!
One of Sunday's jobs was to create a concrete base below a culvert
One of Sunday's jobs was to create a concrete base below a culvert
Rick and Taz still need to learn what pointing entails!
Rick and Taz still need to learn what pointing entails!
... but they finally get the idea
... but they finally get the idea
The base is excavated ...
The base is excavated ...
... and concreted
... and concreted
Sunday was Sunny!
Sunday was Sunny!
An award ceremony on Sunday rewarded our work!
An award ceremony on Sunday rewarded our work!
A royal visit from the IWA chairman
A royal visit from the IWA chairman
The base finally gets concreted, well blinded at least
The base finally gets concreted, well blinded at least
We clean the tools & go home - a successful dig
We clean the tools & go home - a successful dig
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