Tarholm Sewage Outfall

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While the Tarholm Sewage outfall on the lower River Ayr was a controversial and unwelcome addition to the river by many, plans were passed and the works went ahead this summer. Contractors recently completed the pipe track and the concrete outfall structure and ART were asked for advice and assistance with installing green bank protection as SEPA preferred this option to traditional and hard engineering methods. After initial discussions, ART were engaged to install willow spilling with the condition that it was completed before the end of September. We stockpiled willow cuttings and poles, keeping them alive in troughs of…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Tarholm Sewage Outfall