Monthly Archives: October 2012

Drain Down Finished

Well after all that rain last week we could not have chosen a better day for it than Thursday this week, and boy what a day. Here we are at 9 am wondering where to start, we are down to … Continue reading

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Drain Down Update 3

Well there you have it, as at Thursday evening, the level reduced by over 2 meters, the area down to nearly 10,000 square meters only another foot or 2 to go.  The gite is full of friends who have come … Continue reading

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Drain Down Update 2

There it is, after 7 days we have reduced the level by 1.5 meters.  It looks a lot from the shallow end of the lake, but, unfortunately we have not even scratched the surface. This is what it still looks … Continue reading

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Drain Down Update

So far so good. The drain down is going nice and steady and at this point we are down about a meter and a bit. The sump hole is working exactly as planned and any silt going through is staying … Continue reading

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The Drain Down

We have finally received our date from the Department des Territoires (DDT) to complete the drain down of our main lake. Our target is Saturday 20 October. As ever, nothing is as it seems, and in France, in order to … Continue reading

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