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Congleton Hydro Newsletter May 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 April 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 weather---well...

Join the Congleton Hydro Team! Volunteer Financial Controller

Join the Congleton Hydro Team! Volunteer Financial Controller

We are looking for someone to join our team to keep detailed records of all income and expenditure, preparation of quarterly VAT returns and preparation of the annual financial report. Recording all receipts and payments to the Society’s bank account in a software...

Archie’s fame is growing! He has received his first fan letter!

Archie’s fame is growing! He has received his first fan letter!

It seems Archie's fame is growing! He has received his first fan letter! "Dear Archie, We haven’t been formally introduced but Bob has told me a lot about you, so I hope that you will receive this greeting as from “ a friend” We all realise that you, Archie, whose...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter March 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 February Newsletter

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...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter January 2021

Congleton Hydro Newsletter January 2021

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2021 Many people would say that 2020 has been a most terrible year and wish it had just been a bad dream. I guess that on a personal note, the members of Congleton Hydro would agree but from a Project viewpoint, 2020 has been a great year...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter December

Congleton Hydro Newsletter December

Archie the Screw has arrived, but we are almost screwed by the Georgians!!!November has seen a major milestone with the delivery of the Archimedes Screw but also November produced some unforeseen ground conditions that have set us back by a few weeks.After a long...

Renewable energy defies Covid-19 to hit record growth in 2020

Great to see a recent article in the Guardian, renewable energy continues to grow worldwide and according to the International Energy Agency renewable energy will reach record levels in 2020 despite the pandemic. The IEA report published on Tuesday says...

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