Photo-a-Day (Saturday, 10th December, 2016)
Good picture Mick, didn't Dairy Pit break into the Sough from one of their north workings?
Resolving what aspects of mining ??
Well, there's nowt quite like a good sough.
The former yellow brook.
I wonder what "Severn Trent" is on the notice board for.
Severn Trent were awarded the contract last year to operate and maintain the pumping stations and mine floodwater treatment plants. The primary goal is to remove as much iron as possible the iron from the flood water before it enters the watercourses. One of the best ways is to pump the water into reed beds. There is a great example of this at the back of St Peters rugby fields in Hindley. It treats water from the old Hockery Brook mine.
I was wondering that Winder
Thanks for the info, Incy.
Thanks for the explanation everybody.
I have see rusty coloured water near where our son lives by the canal at Littleborough. There the notice states the colour of the water is entirely natural.