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Report - Wortley beck, Leeds, April 2017

stranton

the subterranean explorer
Regular User
#1
by stranton visited with @ACID- REFLUX

Its named Farnley beck between the source & Stonebridge Lane,
then becomes Wortley beck until it merges with the Milshaw beck in Gelderd Road culvert.
The both of them then continue as Hol beck merging with the Aire at Granary Wharf,
The beck enters farnley reservoir circa 1973 at Butt Lane & exits at Tong Road,
the reservoir being built as a way to ease flooding.
With a length of 6 miles? between source Pudsey & the Aire, consisting of 5 culverts.

the beck enters reservoir via retaining walls
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& exits via a culvert
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railway culvert
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Gelderd Road culvert
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Water Lane culvert
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merging of Wortley (right) & Milshaw (left) becks
the Milshaw beck enters (infall) at the White Rose centre, merges with the Wortley beck
then both become Hol beck which exits (outfall) at Water Lane
combined length excess of 2 miles
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continues on
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& on
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pastybarm

28DL Full Member
28DL Full Member
#8
In the 14th pic down, Gelderd Road Culvert, I see what looks like something to measure flow and relay/transmit the data from the mast up top, is leeds as likely to flood as bradford?

Good report.

Cheers,
pb
 

UrbanCaving

Sewer Rat
Regular User
#11
Nice report there m9ty. Shame the channels are mostly open :( still nice few little bits there.

In the 14th pic down, Gelderd Road Culvert, I see what looks like something to measure flow and relay/transmit the data from the mast up top, is leeds as likely to flood as bradford?

Good report.

Cheers,
pb
The EA has gauging stations on lot of watercourses that they are responsible for. The data collected can be used in a number of ways. From mere data collection through to activating remote flood defences. Any watercourse is liable to flood.
 

stranton

the subterranean explorer
Regular User
#13
Looks like a good candidate for some dinghy action, great report!
on my 2nd last photograph I had to prod the tripod on each step as its drops to the abyss of the Aire by the mouth,
accessing this side definitely requires a dinghy.
 

stranton

the subterranean explorer
Regular User
#14
In the 14th pic down, Gelderd Road Culvert, I see what looks like something to measure flow and relay/transmit the data from the mast up top, is leeds as likely to flood as bradford?

Good report.

Cheers,
pb
as @UrbanCaving says, theres 2 shown on photograph 14 & 19
I've witness this rise 2 foot in 1/2 hr at a safe vantage point though.
 

stranton

the subterranean explorer
Regular User
#15
Some interesting bits :thumb
Not sure on 40 pics though :cool:
I prefer doing the whole waterway, rather than 1 or 2 culverts along the way
saying that the concrete bits get boring esp 2 miles of it.

Whats this "stranton x" about?.... are you sending kisses now :gay
its on a par with my email, stranton was used so I chose stranton x instead
its letters & nothing to do with kisses. :thumb
 
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