Draining to determine leak at Gas Street

The Worcs & B’ham canal is leaking into the railway tunnels beneath it at Gas Street.

Before investigations and repairs can commence the offending section has to be drained and the fish moved out to other parts of the canal. This took place over the weekend 21/22 February 2015. The second day had heavy rain which made the job far more onerous for the CRT’s contractors to carry out the task.

Here are some photos of the scene.

To view photos:

1. View a larger version of a single image in a separate page – Right Click on the image then Left Click on “Open link in new tab” or “Open link in new window”.
Or…
2. Display an enlarged gallery in a slideshow – Left Click on an image – use the large side arrows to move between images – Left Click outside an image or press ESC to close the enlarged gallery

 

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