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Leaky Dam Building: Stalybridge Country Park (16/11/2019)

Event Date: 16/11/2019

Saturday 16th November 2019

10am – 2pm

Stalybridge Country Park, Hartley St entrance. SK15 3FH, Millbrook (Parking is limited further parking can be found off Besom Lane SK15 3EY).


Mersey Rivers Trust will be building a number of leaky dams, extending previously built dams and adding willow to existing leaky dams in Stalybridge Country Park in Millbrook. Using natural flood management techniques (leaky dams) to slow the flow and help reduce the risk of flooding to nearby residential properties.

Installing leaky damns is a natural flood management measure which can have a number of benefits, such as attenuating floodwater and reducing flood risk downstream, improving water quality and providing habitats for fish and aquatic insects.

No experience is necessary.

All tools and PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests & safety glasses) are provided. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear (wellington boots) preferably and bring a packed lunch.

For more information, please click here.