Lake restoration can be very satisfying for our clients and us.
Both of these examples are on large country estates and were
restored for different reasons. The first as part of a continuing
programme to restore all areas of a beautiful family estate and the
second as part of a project to primarily generate income by
restoring the lakes to lease for fishing.
Efficiency when carrying out the cleaning out of old lakes and pools
is paramount to keeping costs down and maintaining a realistic
budget, making the project worthwhile for both parties. Often these
restoration projects must be coupled with the restoration of an old
dam. This can be very challenging but very rewarding professionally.
Restoration of lake in South
1. Overgrown, silted-up lake
Hard to believe there is a jetty and boathouse once in use here but
now surrounded by sludge and thick undergrowth.
2. Work in progress
Work underway but whatever machinery
is involved it is paramount that care is taken not to damage
mature trees that make up the beautiful surrounds of the original
3. Completed and returned to former
The jetty and boathouse restored,
the lake re-instated, once more this beautiful place is ready for
use, as it was originally intended.
Silted lake on Shropshire - Welsh Borders
It can be hard to believe fish will ever swim in this lake ever
again, if it
can even be called a lake at this stage.
How different it all looks now - what was a redundant area of land
looks good but is capable of generating extra income for the