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sarahbell

Underused waterways increases botulism.

Thousands of bits killed each year but lockdown has caused millions.. hot weather. Rochdale canal sites as example.

Well that's local to me and the water has been low because they've been repairing it and one of the feed ins doesn't work.

Nothing to do with lockdown really. Canal is never busy anyway.

Blaming hot weather. It's been like winter for a fortnight or more. One day of sunshine in weeks.

Lockdown lies. 

 

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onlyme

Could be - locks don't get used nearly as much, the main reason for the canals to be refreshed with water at the head gone and flow reduced to little/nothing, would stop the flushing out of stagnant water etc, plus the hot weather.  Wouldn't rule it out.

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4 minutes ago, onlyme said:

Could be - locks don't get used nearly as much, the main reason for the canals to be refreshed with water at the head gone and flow reduced to little/nothing, would stop the flushing out of stagnant water etc, plus the hot weather.  Wouldn't rule it out.

You just open the one at the bottom for an hour.

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eight
24 minutes ago, MrPin said:

I don't know about canals, but I think railways might be the future.O.o

George Stephenson, is that you?

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eight
7 minutes ago, MrPin said:

You would not get the accent if I were.

The people who back on to my parents moved there from Gatesheed in 1965. They remain barely intelligible to this day.

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MrPin
13 minutes ago, eight said:

The people who back on to my parents moved there from Gatesheed in 1965. They remain barely intelligible to this day.

Tell em " Yer tarking so much shite, there's winnets on yer tith!"

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unregistered_guest

Can I just say how impressed I am that these birds are able to open a tin of John West salmon unaided.

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snaga
1 hour ago, onlyme said:

Could be - locks don't get used nearly as much, the main reason for the canals to be refreshed with water at the head gone and flow reduced to little/nothing, would stop the flushing out of stagnant water etc, plus the hot weather.  Wouldn't rule it out.

except locks mostly move stagnant water from one level to the level below.

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sleepwello'nights
1 minute ago, snaga said:

except locks mostly move stagnant water from one level to the level below.

There is always flow, don't forget we are told the UK land mass is sinking in the south so naturally the water will drain out. Around Brighton I reckon o.O

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snaga
22 minutes ago, sleepwello'nights said:

There is always flow, don't forget we are told the UK land mass is sinking in the south so naturally the water will drain out. Around Brighton I reckon o.O

possible, shit flows downhill.

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