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THE WEY & ARUN CANAL
'London's Lost Route to the Sea'
Loxwood Pound Sealing
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The bank will soon grass over and merge with its surroundings. View looking south towards Loxwood with the Horse bridge at Loxwood lock just visible in the distance. (Jul. 18, 2013.) (Photo: Dave Verrall)
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Spoil from the re-profiling of the DHL pound between DHL lock and southland lock is being used to raise the banks of the Loxwood pound. View looking south towards Loxwood. (Jul. 18, 2013.) (Photo: Dave Verrall)
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The lock is full to the copings with water splilling over the top of the gates. Loxwood Lock. (Apr. 27, 2012.) (Photo: Richard Emsley)
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An unusual sight of excess water spilling over the top of the lower gates at Loxwood Lock. Not directly related to the recent sealing work but due to the recent heavy rain. The cabins on the right are used by the contractors building the bridge parapets. (Apr. 27, 2012.) (Photo: Richard Emsley)
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Looking north from Loxwood lock, Loxwood pound is being filled by the back pump. There is bund across the canal a short distance south of the section being lined. (Mar. 18, 2012.) (Photo: Richard Crook)
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Viewed from the bridge at the tail of Devil's Hole lock, the Bentomat lining now extends to beyond the winding hole. Tests on the section of canal in the foreground were successful. (Mar. 18, 2012.) (Photo: Richard Crook)
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The section below the bund where a suspected leak from a sewer running under the towpath is filling the excavation. The sewer is to be inspected with a TV camera to determine the cause of the problem. (Mar. 1, 2012.) (Photo: Richard Crook)
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Looking north towards Devil's Hole lock with the bund in the foreground. (Mar. 1, 2012.) (Photo: Richard Crook)
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Looking south from the tail of Devil's Hole lock. A temporary bund has been built to enable this stretch of canal to be filled and tested. (Mar. 1, 2012.) (Photo: Richard Crook)
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Wetting the mat allong the join. The two sections of mat are then squeezed together. (Feb. 24, 2012.) (Photo: Janet Phillips)
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Pulling out the creases. (Feb. 24, 2012.) (Photo: Janet Phillips)
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Staking the top edge prior to rolling the mat across the canal. (Feb. 24, 2012.) (Photo: Janet Phillips)
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The lining being fitted to the strech of canal below Devil's Hole Lock in the region of the former ox-bow in the River Lox. (Feb. 24, 2012.) (Photo: Janet Phillips)
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The canal bed being scraped of 500mm of clay in preparation for the laying of Bentonite matting. Bentonite matting consists of a layer of bentonite, which is a highly absorbent clay, sandwiched between two layers of synthetic fabric. (Feb. 14, 2012.) (Photo: Jonathan Mitchell)
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The view from the bridge at the tail of Devil's Hole Lock. (Feb. 14, 2012.) (Photo: Jonathan Mitchell)
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The long reach digger prepares for action. (Feb. 14, 2012.) (Photo: Jonathan Mitchell)

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