RIVER USK (Sennybridge to Aberbran Bridge)

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Usk: tree - Sennybridge 3rd drop

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With potentially highish levels again this weekend, it is worth noting that as of last Saturday there was a substantial tree sitting bang in the middle of the RH high-water 'chicken chute' line at the 3rd drop below Sennybridge. Quite possibly room to squeeze past on either side, but would certainly merit inspection before committing to the rapid
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Just to note that as of Sunday 25 jan it is still there..... As Dave says a large tree not going anywhere any time soon.
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Any update on the tree situation ?

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Any update ???

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Still there 27th October 2010.

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Not there as of 30 Oct. (last weekend).
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Daffers wrote:Not there as of 30 Oct. (last weekend).
Must have been hiding then as it was there on 31st

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boom wrote:
Daffers wrote:Not there as of 30 Oct. (last weekend).
Must have been hiding then as it was there on 31st
Really??? Well it can't be much of a hazzard as I never noticed it...
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Daffers wrote:
boom wrote:
Daffers wrote:Not there as of 30 Oct. (last weekend).
Must have been hiding then as it was there on 31st
Really??? Well it can't be much of a hazzard as I never noticed it...
It's not in lower levels (or higher for that matter) as it's on the slide on river right which only ever gets run in high levels anyway. It runs parallel to the flow and can be easily missed.

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It was there on the 27th Oct, 2010.
See Usk Levels thread.

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