Dredger removes silt from Tweed Dock

A dredger is clearing Tweed Dock of built up silt to ensure it remains navigable.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 17 August, 2018, 10:19
A dredger at work in the River Tweed. Picture by Alan Hughes

Gypsey Race arrived at Tweed Dock onThursday for a 28-day dredging programme which will see approximately 6,000tonnes of spoil removed.

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The silt is taken seven miles out to sea and dumped into deep water.