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Jul 12th, 2016

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More progress

Things are coming on apace now.  In the pump house all the electrics are now wired in and attached to the turbine.  There is a new door lying on its side outside so these may be some of the last shots I can take of the interior. The tailrace was completed today; the last tree […]

May 22nd, 2016

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Further updates on Hydro

Sunday today and just back from holiday so walked the site from top to bottom as there have been a number of updates since we went away. At the top end, the Donich is still running diverted from its main bed, but the concrete dam seems nearly finished.  There is a corrugated concrete construction in […]

Mar 15th, 2016

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Pipe into the Tailrace

The pipe has now been inserted underground into position ready to plug into the tailrace and covered over with some of the stones that had been dug out for the trench. Presumably this was what was making the very loud noise which was echoing over the valley all yesterday afternoon. I walked up to the […]

Mar 11th, 2016

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More tailrace

Now that it is a bit lighter in the evenings I went to have a look at how things were coming on at the bottom after work had finished for the day. I was particularly interested in the progress on the tailrace as from my garden I could hear the sound of a jack hammer […]