Congleton Hydro Newsletter July 2021

Congleton Hydro Newsletter July 2021

Archie Goes Electric. Finally, Archie briefly wakes up and helps demonstrate that power can be generated from Congleton Hydro.  After rucks of testing, sensor calibrating, parameter tweaking and more testing, it was time to feed his insatiable appetite and give him a...
Congleton Hydro Newsletter July 2021

Congleton Hydro Newsletter June 2021

Wot! the Access Track has disappeared. Access Track filled in with “spoil” from construction.Now we cannot go backwards—only forwards!!  However, before the slippery downhill slope started its return to nature and the access track across the field was returned to its...
Congleton Hydro Newsletter July 2021

Congleton Hydro Newsletter May 2021

Breakthrough!!!! To the open waters and beyond! Welcome to the latest (May 2021) Congleton Hydro Newsletter. After the euphoria of getting Archie successfully installed into his new home, it has been back to the grind, focussing on the completion of the site...
Congleton Hydro Newsletter July 2021

Congleton Hydro Newsletter April 2021

As Snug as a Bug in a Rug!!!! Well, as you can see from the image, Archie—the heart of the hydro system has been installed in his permanent home. In last month’s newsletter we asked you all to keep fingers crossed, keep touching wood and pray for decent...
Congleton Hydro Newsletter July 2021

Congleton Hydro Newsletter March 2021

A short newsletter this month. Whilst a lot of work has been going on completing the channel and forebay tank for the installation of the screw, it is all nitty-gritty detail of preparing and installing rebar (twisted bits of metal rod that help provide the...
Congleton Hydro Newsletter July 2021

Congleton Hydro February Newsletter

Rain and More Rain!!!   We should not be surprised, as, after all, it is mid-winter, but the first few weeks of January have seen some atrocious weather but also some good periods. As mentioned in a previous newsletter the River Dane is a high spate river, being...