Environment

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 28th March 2021

Well, we are pretty much at the end of the month and so this will be the last bulletin of the 2020-2021 flood season; unless, of course, we are subject to a deluge of biblical proportions over the...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 21st March 2021

Another dry week and certainly one that was drier than predicted.  Water levels in the aquifer have continued to fall steadily throughout the week and that trend shows every sign of continuing next...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 14th March 2021

An interesting week of weather with what seemed like a lot of rain and some nasty high winds.  Despite this, the progress of the water level in the aquifer has been steadily downwards.  There might...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 7th March 2021

We are now into the final few weeks of the annual flood cycle for the Tilshead aquifer and the River Till and it's clear that although we haven't had a flood, it has been a very wet winter, with...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 28th February 2021

The water level in the Tilshead borehole has fallen steadily through the week, with a short upward blip on Wednesday, which was well within the range of sensor error, so may just be a random sensing...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 21st February 2021

Aficionados of the Tilshead borehole will appreciate that a week of what seemed to be pretty consistent rain might not be all that it appeared.  That is indeed the case and the water level in the...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 14th February 2021

Well, two bits of good news this week.  First, and ever so slightly tongue in cheek, you. will be delighted to read that the village has now drifted back east and the Environment Agency recognises...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 7th February 2021

Many of you are going to wake up this morning to the shocking realisation that you no longer live in Wiltshire.  That's right, you didn't misread what I had written, you don't live in Wiltshire...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 31st January 2021

Another interesting week in the borehole.  After the torrential rain the week before last and the snow last weekend whilst the water levels in the borehole fell to a low of 95.62 metres AOD last...

Tilshead Borehole Levels: 24th January 2021

Are you sitting comfortably?  Then I'll begin.  It's been a truly horrible week with lots of heavy rain and wind, so you might have expected the water level in the Tilshead borehole to have risen...

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