wiganworld home page
Home Photos of Wigan Stuff News What's on Classifieds Forum Communicate Guestbook Links
 Search    In association with  The Wigan Courier
  Hobbies / Books
  History of Wigan
  Wigan ex-pats
  Wigan genealogy

Report abuse  Report abuse.

Only use this form to report abuse about a specific post. If you have a query or wish to make a comment, do not use this form.

Your IP No. ( will be logged.

Original message (posted by chris southworth)
If you can remember Peter,there were no water problems on the faces either side of C9,because C9 was then acting as the sump for the water and was allowed to fill up.However as the faces to each side were worked we had to implement the "Precautions against Inrushes" Regulations and observe a "40 yd cautionary zone" within which we had to keep the water level in C9 below us and drill boreholes to the side and front of the advancing face.
The water was indeed very caustic,there was all sorts of stuff in it.The dip you refer to was a succession of small faults which troubled the face throughout it's life and provided a ready made route for the water from the sandstone above.I seem to remember the water was sampled by the scientific branch regularly.
 Your complaint
 Your email address  
 Verification code      


Click here to go back

 © 2020 wiganworld
Click here to read the privacy policy, disclaimer and copyright information.
Please contact us with your ideas, suggestions, moans or questions.