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Louds Mill

A big thank you to the EA for their excellent fencing work below Louds Mill, protecting valuable chalk stream habitat. This area has in the past been subject to fairly heavy cattle poaching causing damage both in stream and on the banks, now the eco system as a whole can work in relative peace. John …

Q=2*W*H^1.5

When gazing at the river have you ever wondered how much water is flowing past you? The Club’s website gives the link to the Environment Agency and the water levels at Loud’s Mill and the weir on the Stinsford side stream but how do those relate to the amount of water flowing in the river? …

11 years on….

In 1999 we installed our first set of flow deflectors (faggots in those days!) in a very straight stretch of our water just north of Dorchester. The work was done by a small working group and over seen by John Aplin. The method of adding hazel bundles facing upstream at about a 45 degree angle, …