We have been carrying out investigations on our assets across the canal network, and have identified the following projects as high priority for 2020/21 against our £18-20 million Grant In Aid for this financial year.
Loch Dochfour Reservoir
A study of the dam breach and review of the flood assessment for Loch Dochfour Reservoir was completed in 2018/2019. A breach study is set to take place by March 2021.
Following the main weir toe dewatering, the scope of repairs has been defined which will see Hillend Reservoir under maintenance in 2021
Lilly Loch Reservoir
Works to protect the masonry structure of the Lilly Loch Reservoir from potential scour damage in times of flood got underway in 2018/2019. Weir repairs are ongoing in 2020/2021.
Stockingfield Bridge Works Updates
Stockingfield Bridge is an ambitious £12.8 million project to reconnect three communities in north Glasgow and complete the last linkage in the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath.
Bonnybridge HRA Embankment Improvements (Rowantree 10)
Works to to arrest leakage and improve embankment safety at Rowantree Embankment will get underway in 2021.
Union Canal Embankment Investigations
As part of the published asset strategy, Union Canal Embankment investigations will be undertaken as part of the 21/22 Winter Works programme.
Cullochy Lock Gate Replacement
Cullochy Lock has been identified as priority for gate replacement in our 2021/21 winter works programme.
Gairlochy Lock Gates
As part of the asset management strategy surveys and inspections of the lock gates will be carried out during the 2021/2022 winter works programme.
Bellanoch Embankment Stabilisation
As part of the asset management strategy works will take place at Bellanoch during the 2021/2022 winter works programme.
Union Canal Culvert Upgrades
Works will begin at Glen Village Aqueduct and Tamfourhill Culvert winter 2021/2022 to improve resilience and reduce the risk of blockage.