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Official West Lothian Opening of Howden Rock Ramp

Official West Lothian Opening of Howden Rock Ramp

September 17th, 2019, marked the official West Lothian Council opening of the Howden Rock Ramp. This was commemorated with an array of speeches, ribbon cutting and most importantly cake. The invited guests included council members, SEPA, Forth Rivers Trust staff,...
Howden Landscape Changes

Howden Landscape Changes

For generations, mills to process materials – such as grain, paper and iron – cropped up along the banks of the river Almond. Each mill required a weir, and whilst they are an ingenious way to slow water, move it through a lade to turn a wheel or fill a mill pond,...
Howden Rock Ramp Opening Event

Howden Rock Ramp Opening Event

Work began on the rock ramp at Howden weir in autumn last year, well, these were the works that can be seen by those passing by or living near by. Plans for the easement of the weir have been ongoing in offices of various organisations for several years. Ending with...
Science Team Q&A sessions at Howden Weir

Science Team Q&A sessions at Howden Weir

The construction of a rock ramp at Howden weir is the largest capital works project undertaken by the RiverLife team to date. The rock ramp has been created to allow the passage of migratory fish upstream of the weir and took six months to complete. As an obvious and...
Howden weir partnership community contribution

Howden weir partnership community contribution

Howden weir partnership community contribution Thank you to our partners, AmcoGiffen for their contribution to the local community. A wide range of equipment was procured through their trusted supplier Safeaid LLP, which included personal protection equipment, from...