Our new Eel Pass

Have you ever seen one of these?? Anne & Andy were told that eel numbers are declining on their river, because barriers across waterways  hamper their route. One estimate suggested that hydroelectric dams have blocked the  eel’s access to the sea in 35% of its habitat, so they installed an …

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Hydropower at the Mill

Hardwater Mill at Great Doddington, near Wellingborough produces it’s own Hydropower electricity. Photos used with the kind permission of Mannpower Consulting The installation makes enough electricity to power the mill and produce extra for the National Grid. Several other mills on the same stretch of river are also looking at producing energy. Andy and …

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AT HOME – Hardwater Mill

Island Life….. An ancient watermill, which was mentioned in the Domesday Book and sheltered a fleeing Thomas a Becket, has been turned in luxury holiday accommodation by it’s Owners, Andy and Anne.