SJ6475 : 2002 : Trent & Mersey Canal near Anderton

taken 16 years ago, near to Anderton, Cheshire, Great Britain

2002 : Trent & Mersey Canal near Anderton
2002 : Trent & Mersey Canal near Anderton
Taken from Soote Hill Bridge, Anderton Lift is just beyond the far bend.
Repair work being carried out by British Waterways during 2002. Pressure from underground water builds up during the winter forcing its way through the bed of the canal, during summer months water pressure falls and canal water leaks out through the resulting fissures leading to a breach and flooding.
The bed of the canal is removed and replaced with quarry scrapings, this is covered by a permeable membrane (the white stuff) then an impermeable membrane (the black stuff) and finished off with a layer of concrete.
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SJ6475, 322 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 June, 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 14 July, 2007
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 645 752 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.3934N 2:31.9556W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 643 752
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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