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Site 2 Riverbank Protection Underway

Riverbank protection underway at 2nd site

Since the near completion of Site 1 of the River Breamish Riverbank Protection scheme, work is now focusing on the Site 2 (between Site 1 and the Brandon footbridge).

A team from River Tweed Commission have been electro-fishing (or ‘electric fishing’) in front of Site 2 to catch and remove fish. For their protection, they are then replaced in the river downstream and prevented from returning to the work site by simple hay bale ‘fish barriers’.

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Breamish Riverbank Stabilisation

Breamish Riverbank Stabilisation and Reinstatement Works

Further to our post about preparations for work on the River Breamish Riverbank Protection to begin, following the delivery of the root wads, Project Officer, Joe Taylforth has been on site to take an aerial photograph and to put up an information poster. He’s kindly shared these with readers of BreamishValley.com and they can be viewed below.

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