Ouse Washes Middle Level Barrier Bank raising works

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Wenny Meadow on the Wenny Road roundabout - Credit: HARRY GOODMAN

Wenny Meadow on the Wenny Road roundabout - Credit: HARRY GOODMAN

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Ouse Washes Middle Level Barrier Bank raising works – work starting 13 June 2022

The Middle Level Barrier Bank is the bank of the Ouse Washes reservoir extending from Earith to Welmore Lake Sluice. The work the Environment Agency is carrying out is to comply with recommendations made by the Reservoir Inspecting Engineer to complete the works under the Reservoirs Act 1975.

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