Egg now back in one piece after making the omelette. Hafod y Llan Hydro landscape after 18 months

John Howarth has kindly sent me these images of the landscape of the Hafod y Llan hydro after 18 months. The recolonisation of the landscape after such a short time shows what careful planning, contractor selection and the NT Rangers can do

Turbine building location before, during and after. settling in well!

Turbine building location before, during and after. settling in well! I was there last week and the larch cladding on the building is now silvering off nicely. 

the track behind the power house now looks better than it did before the work

The track behind the power house now looks good. the pipe is actually up on the left hand side of the image (not that you would know)

the middle section where we installed the large anchor block to hold the pipes in place. PS there is a large pipe under this!

The middle section where we installed the large anchor block to hold the pipes in place. PS there is a large pipe under this!

Higher up the and through the bracken. Honest we have a 600mm pipe buried here.

Higher up the and through the bracken. Honest we have a 660mm diameter pipe buried here.

High up in the catchment through Coed Rhyallt. the stone pile in the foreground is hiding the pipe vent (in case we get air in the pipe)

High up in the catchment through Coed Rhywallt. The stone pile in the foreground is hiding the pipe vent (in case we get air in the pipe)

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2 Responses to Egg now back in one piece after making the omelette. Hafod y Llan Hydro landscape after 18 months

  1. lizzycarlyle says:

    Wow – these are great photos. It’s amazing how quickly the landscape is healing.

  2. Andrew Muskett says:

    Incredible to see that it has recovered so well…top job guys!

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