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Forge Dam Restoration; The Key Dates

The Forge Dam restoration is now underway, and these are the activities you can expect to see over the following months.


6th October

First round of electro-fishing, 3302 fish successfully recovered and relocated;


2nd November

Planning Conditions Signed Off;


8th November

Commencement of main enabling works;


W/C 8th November

Second round of electro fishing to be carried out and drawdown of the water levels in the pond;


W/C 15th November

Installation of the Sinew Channel, vegetation strip and sediment removal begins;


W/C 22nd November

Reprofiling of the island and offsite disposal of excavated sediments to Beighton Landfill commences;


W/C 3rd January 2022

Replanting of reprofiled bank areas to be carried out;


W/C 10th January 2022

Restoration of paths around Forge Dam, fencing and site compound;


W/C - 21st January 2022

Demobilisation and reopening of the Bridle Way


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