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#481592 - 7th Mar 2011 9:27am Strange White Mounds
Mally Offline
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Hi there,
Does anyone on here know what the very large white mounds of "god knows what" are on the dock road, they seem to get bigger everytime I drive past.

Cheers,
Mal

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#481593 - 7th Mar 2011 9:28am Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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Originally Posted By: Mally
Hi there,
Does anyone on here know what the very large white mounds of "god knows what" are on the dock road, they seem to get bigger everytime I drive past.

Cheers,
Mal
Been wondering that myself, there was a mini-JCB playing sandcastles with them the other day.

I wonder if they are load-testing the dockside before development. Some of that dock-side is hollow.


Edited by diggingdeeper (7th Mar 2011 9:31am)
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#481596 - 7th Mar 2011 9:34am Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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Hi, I believe it is salt.

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#481598 - 7th Mar 2011 9:37am Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: julie253]
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Hi, I believe it is salt.
Wouldn't last long when it rains!
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#481641 - 7th Mar 2011 10:26am Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Originally Posted By: diggingdeeper
Originally Posted By: julie253
Hi, I believe it is salt.
Wouldn't last long when it rains!

yerr withthat
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#481859 - 7th Mar 2011 8:10pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: TRANCENTRAL]
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The docks hold rock salt, chemical fertilizer and the powder that they use in fire extinguishers!! It wont be the fertilizer, but not sure about the others! Do all the work on their machines, the sheds in the docks are full of the stuff, like mountains!
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#481879 - 7th Mar 2011 8:42pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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None of those can be left out in the open.

BCF - is a health hazard
Fertilzer would wash into the sea water and so would be illegal.
Salt would dissolve and its possibly illegal to allow that to run into the sea water as well.

It looks like different types of hardcore, they may just be holding it there temporarily for nearby projects, or other thing I can think of is they are load-testing the dock-side prior to building???

Perhaps they are going to part infill the docks for wirral waters project???

Birkenhead Asda site is one big hole in the ground when I looked a couple of days ago, it maybe the hardcore for that???
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#481881 - 7th Mar 2011 8:43pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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I wondered that too! sherlock
Originally Posted By: Mally
Hi there,
Does anyone on here know what the very large white mounds of "god knows what" are on the dock road, they seem to get bigger everytime I drive past.

Cheers,
Mal

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#481883 - 7th Mar 2011 8:46pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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I believe it is were all of the tramps of wallasey go to knock one out.
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#481895 - 7th Mar 2011 9:02pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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Well I think that you will find it's B'head not Wallasey!!!

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#482004 - 7th Mar 2011 11:06pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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I have strange white mounds - must get meself a spray tan grin
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#482032 - 7th Mar 2011 11:44pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: MissGuided]
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crack?

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#482037 - 7th Mar 2011 11:55pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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I was referring to my womanly mounds raftl
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#482077 - 8th Mar 2011 10:18am Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Mally]
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U means your 2 stacks of whites to wash?
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#482543 - 8th Mar 2011 9:33pm Re: Strange White Mounds [Re: Sanchez]
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The mounds of white stuff are getting bigger, when past this morning and they were big but this evening they were huge I thought thet were salt/ grit for the roads in the bad weather doh
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