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By M_squared
Bridgewater Canal.
Worsley, Salford.

Because of leaching of iron ore in the underground parts of the canal, the water was always a dark orange colour. In more recent times a lot of money and effort has been put into removing this strong colouration. Water is pumped from the mine into settling lagoons and then reintroduced into the canal. In some quarters there is some regret at this loss of the canal's iconic colour.

Tags: Canal General Salford Bridgewater canal Worsley

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James_C 12 38 57 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2020 9:17AM
I'm thoroughly enjoying this series

4 Aug 2020 9:23AM
Fine composition Malcolm,
4 Aug 2020 9:52AM
Splendid composition, a fine shot Malcolm.SmileSmile
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
4 Aug 2020 10:03AM
Very well captured Malcolm , interesting background info.
johnke Plus
9 232 17 England
4 Aug 2020 11:54AM
I agree with James Malcolm a beautiful interesting series....John
BillRookery 6 2 4 England
4 Aug 2020 1:52PM
Great image
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
4 Aug 2020 2:12PM
A lovely image.
4 Aug 2020 2:46PM
Beautiful composition Malcolm 😎
4 Aug 2020 4:38PM
Great composition of this peaceful scene.
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
4 Aug 2020 8:25PM
I agree with James-- love these images!

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