Work to improve smolt migration is underway at Catrine

Construction is underway on the new intake Good news is that the work required at Catrine to improve smolt passage is underway. ART supported by the DSFB pressed SEPA and Catrine Community Renewables to make improvements at Catrine Dam since the scheme was commissioned as the original bywash appeared to be unsatisfactory and while some alterations were made, smolts were still prone to delays in 2019. SEPA agreed and instructed improvements to be completed in time for the 2020 smolt run. smolts congregated in large numbers in 2018 while waiting for water and an obvious route downstream smolts delayed in…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Work to improve smolt migration is underway at Catrine