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The Jubilee River story - Myrke Embankment and Ditch - October 2011

The Myrke Embankment has already been repaired in 2004 at a cost of 1.3m - The Myrke embankment problems - 1.3m repair

Contractor's notes with images - Myrke Ditch Turf problem

Laying reinforced wildflower turf at Myrke Ditch, Maidenhead.

The saga of the Myrke Embankment and Ditch continues with the EA currently conducting an experimental small scale repair to the failing embankment.

These images were taken on 5 October 2011.

You will notice that the turf placed onto earth filled bags has already died.

The close-up image below reveals that the earth is being washed out.

Below is how the embankment looked in December 2004

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